Bishop shines as Lightning wins Game 7

by Gary Shelton on April 30, 2015 · 2 comments

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Bishop picked the right time to have his first playoff shutout/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Bishop picked the right time to have his first playoff shutout/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Thursday, 12:45 a.m.

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Behind him, the net was a porthole, and it was getting smaller. There was no room for air, for light, certainly not for pucks.

This is how they will remember him.

Ben Bishop, a tall man by nature, had turned into a giant.

His 6-8 frame draped the net, blotting out hope, blotting out questions, blotting out doubts. This was his signature moment. Before Wednesday

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Barry McDowell April 30, 2015 at 5:54 pm

Hey Coach Babcock, you must have gone to mass before Game 1!

If Mr. Stamkos can find the back of the net, the Bolts should get through this series. I hope there’s not too much letdown from last night’s game.

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Cecil DeBald April 30, 2015 at 6:40 am

Everyone says baseball games are too long, but I’ll tell you, the longest time in professional sports is the 3rd period of the 7th game with a 1-0 lead…I watched 10 minutes of action and noticed that the clock only ticked down 45 seconds!

Go Lightning!

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