Bishop can’t pull another out for Lightning

by Gary Shelton on February 15, 2016 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Lightning

These days, Bishop has to be perfect for the Bolts to win,/ANDREW KRAMER

These days, Bishop has to be perfect for the Bolts to win,/JEFFREY S. KING

Tuesday, 6 a.m.

This is what it's like to be Ben Bishop.

You stand around, trying to stay loose, because the Lightning defense doesn't give up a lot of shots. But then, all of the sudden, you are standing in traffic, and it is bearing down on you.

The other team is on a breakaway, again, and the game has turned into  you without help. There is no check, no help. And then the puck is in the net, and your emotions are a tumble. You have been been pretty good most of the time, like usual. But you have not been Superman, and it eats at you.

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