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Calgary trades for a goaltender, but it isn’t Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop

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At that price, the Tampa Bay Lightning did just fine in holding onto goaltender Ben Bishop Friday night. The Calgary Flames, supposedly deep enough in trade talks with the Lightning to be discussing contract renegotiation, instead traded for St. Louis goaltender Brian Elliott. They gave their second-round pick, 35th overall, for Elliott and a conditional third in 2018. Can you imagine if the Lightning had taken the 35th pick for Bishop. Tampa Bay fans would storm Amalie Arena. The Flames…

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