Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop finished second in the voting as the NHL’s best goaltender.
In the end, however, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals simply won too many games.
Holtby won 48 games this season and helped his team to the President’s Cup on his way to winning the Vezina Trophy Wednesday night. Bishop won 35, losing 11 when the Lightning scored two goals or fewer. He led the league in save percentage and in goals against. Bishop led the league in save percentage (. 926) and goals against (2.06).
Holtby received 140 points, including 26 first place votes. Bishop had 51, with two first-place votes. Jonathan Quick of the Kings had 36 points and one first-place vote.