Lightning goalie Ben Bishop leaves game with lower body injury

Tuesday December 16th, 2014

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left Monday's game against the Penguins after the first intermission and was ruled out for the rest of the game. Bishop has a lower body injury, the team announced

Bishop was replaced by 14-year veteran Evgeni Nabokov

Bishop allowed one goal on five shots before he was pulled. 

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Last season, Bishop was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the league's top goalie. He is 10th in the league in goals-against average this season. 

Bishop is tied for the fourth-most games played by a goaltender this season. Nabokov's appearance Monday was only his eighth of the season.

- Dan Gartland

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