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Benjamin Manning Bishop III is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bishop has actually formerly played in the NHL with the St. Louis Blues, Ottawa Senators, Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Los Angeles Kings. He played college hockey at Maine. Nicknamed “Big Ben”, Bishop is 6 feet 7 in high, and is the tallest goaltender to ever play in the NHL.
Bishop was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the third round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, 85th overall, and became one of their leading prospects. It was revealed on March 11, 2008, that he had signed with the Blues, and he played with the Peoria Rivermen, the Blues’ leading American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, for the remainder of that season. In five games in 2008 with Peoria, he posted a 2.39 GAA, along with receiving a battling major in his second career game.
On May 9, 2017, the Los Angeles Kings traded Bishop’s expiring contract and negotiating rights to the Dallas Stars for a fourth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, which Dallas had previously gotten from the Montreal Canadiens. On May 12, 2017, it was revealed through the Dallas Stars official Twitter account that destiny and Bishop consented to a six-year contract worth about $29.5 million.