- Earned his first career recall from Bridgeport (AHL) on Dec. 5. At time, was leading all AHL rookies with eight goals and paced Sound Tigers defensemen with 13 points
- Was returned to Bridgeport on Dec. 6 without appearing in an NHL game
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