Signed as a free agent by Fribourg (Swiss), July 7, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Syracuse (AHL), July 23, 2007. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Toronto (AHL), October 15, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Novosibirsk (KHL), January 15, 2010.
We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5