Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), July 14, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), February 17, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (KHL), May 12, 2011.
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