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Tampa Tribune Jul 20, 2016

Cory Conacher rejoices at Lightning return

Cory Conacher was the trade piece used to land Ben Bishop, the Vezina Trophy-caliber goalie who elevated the Lightning to perennial Stanley Cup contenders. Now, three years later, the two have a chance to see their names together on the Cup.
Defending Big D Jul 18, 2016

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Does Alex Killorn Deal Affect Ben Bishop's Future in Tampa?

Tampa Bay signed Alex Killorn to a seven-year, $31.15 million deal yesterday. Plus, a look at how parity affects the league's popularity, and the most important moments from the 2015-16 season. Yesterday, the Lightning announced that they signed forward Alex Killorn to a seven-year, $31.15 million deal. Naturally, that news reignited questions of whether Ben Bishop could find himself on a new team this season. Here's what the Lightning's cap situation looks like. With Killorn signed at $4.45M AAV, #Lightning have $8.53M in estimated cap space. Still have to...
Defending Big D Jul 6, 2016

Who Could the Dallas Stars Offer in a Potential Goalie Trade?

(We didn't say for Ben Bishop, but we wouldn't mind that either.) The NHL's silly season is almost over, but like the last few years, the Dallas Stars seem to be sniffing around a few trade options. Instead of continuing to load up the forward corps, no matter how fun it would be to score six goals every game, the Stars seem to be instead looking at the net, with general manager Jim Nill's team being linked to names like Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Trying to target a return may be the easy part. The harder one is trying to design the package of Stars players, prospects and picks...
Raw Charge Jul 3, 2016

Don't expect a rush to trade away Ben Bishop

Perhaps I'm drawing the wrong conclusion, but I think Gudlevskis new deal highlights how Tampa Bay isn't in a hurry to deal Ben Bishop. The weight of a one year, two-way contract seems negligible, doesn't it? It's essentially a depth addition to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization with focus of play more than likely on that guy's time with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. A man who signs a one-year, two way deal is depth. He might be a fill-in on the Lightning roster in certain instances such as injuries or transactions that make a promotion to the NHL level a necessity. Perhaps what to...
Tampa Bay Times Jul 1, 2016

Lightning sign Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year extension

The Lightning will soon have to make a decision in net, with goalie Ben Bishop entering the final year of his deal and only one goalie allowed to be protected in next year's expansion draft.

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