8:35 AM EDT, Tue May 03, 2016
Raw Charge Apr 6, 2016

Give Andrei Vasilevskiy the remaining starts of the Lightning regular season

A rested and ready Ben Bishop is the best way to meet the 2016 NHL playoffs. Goalie Ben Bishop is the Lightning's #1 netminder, which is an undeniable, non-arguable fact. One of the fantastic hands in team history, the 29 year old's efforts have helped get the team into the playoffs for what is now three consecutive seasons. Think about that and team history, folks... Nikolai Khabibulin got the team into the playoffs twice (oh, and their name on Lord Stanley's Cup) before departing via free agency. Darren Puppa put in a sound effort in his time with the Bolts but only got to the playoffs...

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