Lightning goalie Ben Bishop named NHL’s third star of the week

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop had a 3-0 record and a .935 save percentage last week.

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TAMPA, Fla. — After beating three Atlantic Division rivals in the past week, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop has been honored for his play.

Bishop, 28, was named the NHL’s third star Monday for the week ending Sunday. He went 3-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average and a .935 save percentage in victories over the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins at Amalie Arena.

Bishop, a Vezina Trophy finalist after last season, is 36-11-4 with a 2.31 goals-against average, .916 save percentage and three shutouts in 55 games during the current campaign. His victory total ranks third in the NHL.

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec and Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris were named the first two stars.