Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Rockford (AHL), August 3, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Gwinnett (ECHL), August 17, 2010. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Peoria (AHL), November 12, 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