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Ben Bishop
NUMBER: 30 BIRTHDATE: November 21, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 7" BIRTHPLACE: Denver, CO, United States
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: STL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 3rd   (85th overall)
2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Returned to action in Game 5 vs. Chicago, posting 27 saves on 29 shots - Missed Game 4 at Chicago with an undisclosed injury - Made 36 saves on 38 shots for his 13th win of the playoffs in Game 3 at Chicago - Ranks first in the League for wins (13) and shutouts (three) during the playoffs First Round - 7 GP, 4-3 record with a 1.87 GAA, .922 SV% and 1 SO Second Round - 6 GP, 4-2 record with a 1.73 GAA and .939 SV% ECF - 7 GP, 4-3 record with a 2.78 GAA & .901 SV% Stanley Cup - 4 GP, 1-2 record with a 2.18 GAA & .920 SV% 2014-15 Regular Season - Ranked fourth in the NHL for wins with 40 and ninth (tie) for games played with 62 - Set a career and franchise record for wins in a season - Went 4-0-1 over his final five starts of the regular season - Named the third star of the week by the NHL on March 23 CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS: Saves: 43 (5/1/15 at MTL) Shots: 44 (5/1/15 at MTL) Shutouts: 3 (Last: 5/29/15 at NYR) Goals Against: 5 (3x, Last: 5/26/15 vs. NYR)
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2006) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2008) AHL Second All-Star Team (2012) Traded to Ottawa by St. Louis for Ottawa's 2nd round choice (Thomas Vannelli) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 26. 2012. Traded to Tampa Bay by Ottawa for Cory Conacher and Philadelphia's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Tobias Lindberg) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process