Bishop salvages a night that could have slipped away

by Gary Shelton on January 17, 2015 · 2 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Lightning

Bishop's night included 40 saves/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Saturday, 11:25 p.m.


This is how bad hockey can hurt.

Ben Bishop stood in front of his net, his head hung as if it were feeling ill. He had just swiped the puck away, but it was too late. With six heartbeats left, it had found the back of the net, and it had tied the game, and the air suddenly turned foul.

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