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Ben Bishop

Born:November 21, 1986Draft:2005 Blues #85 Overall
Hometown:Denver, COPosition:Goaltender
Known For:“Big Ben”Catches:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Status:Retired

Benjamin Manning Bishop III (born November 21, 1986) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender. Bishop played for the St. Louis Blues, Ottawa Senators, Tampa Bay Lightning, Los Angeles Kings, and Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed “Big Ben”, Bishop is the tallest goaltender to ever play in the NHL, along with Mikko Koskinen, at a height of 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m). He was a three-time Vezina Trophy finalist as the NHL’s top goaltender.

Ben Bishop Dallas Stars
Ben Bishop, Dallas Stars (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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  • 2x NHL Second All-Star Team (2016, 2019)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2016)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (2013)
  • AHL All-Star Game (2012)
  • AHL Second All-Star Team (2012)
  • 2x NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team (2006, 2008)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team (2008)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team (2006)
  • NAHL All-Rookie First Team (2005)