Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) stops a shot on goal as Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley (17) attempts to break wholesale nhl jerseys free from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Sami Salo (6) during the first period of play at American Airlines Center in Dallas, on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
As Mike Heika notes, the Dallas Stars acquired the rights to LA Kings goalie Ben Bishop on Tuesday.
Bishop’s hockey career started when he was 18 years old as a member of the Texas Tornado in 2004-2005, where he served as the goalie for the Frisco-based NAHL team.
While his stats were impressive — he was 35-8-2 in 45 games and posted a 1.93 GAA — his lasting memory from his first stint in the Lone Star State was most definitely his participation in a brawl that ended with him taking out Santa Fe RoadRunners goalie Ryan Hatch.
That isn’t the only time he’s fought in his hockey career, either.
In 2014 Bishop and Prust got into it with one another during a commercial break. Prust’s stick went up into Bishop’s groin and chaos ensued.
A little more than a year later the two were back at it. Bishop went around the back of the net to make a play on the puck when Prust boarded him. As expected, more fighting occurred.
Moral of the story? Might not want to pick on or enrage the 6-7 goalie.