B-Sens sign goalie Ben Bishop
10/15/2012 (Updated 11:38:52 PM)BINGHAMTON -- The Binghamton Senators announced Monday that the club has signed goaltender Ben Bishop to an American Hockey League contract.
Bishop, 25, appeared in three games for the B-Sens last season after he was acquired by their National Hockey League affiliate Ottawa Senators from the St. Louis Blues on Feb. 26. In those three games Bishop posted a 2-1-0 record with a 2.35 goals-against average.
Prior to the trade, he had spent the 2011-12 season with the Peoria Rivermen, the Blues' AHL affiliate, where he posted a record of 24-14-0 in 38 games, including a league-leading six shutouts.
The 6-7, 215-pound native of Denver was named 2012 AHL All-Star Classic most valuable player after stopping 10 of 11 shots in the third period to help lead the Western Conference to an 8-7 shootout victory. He was also named Reebok top goaltender during the All-Star Classic's skills competition.
Bishop has appeared in 162 career AHL games with Binghamton and Peoria, posting an 83-65-8 record with nine shutouts, a 2.59 goals-against average and .911 save percentage.
The B-Sens travel to Rochester to face the Amerks Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.
(Courtesy: Binghamton Senators)
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