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Lightning’s Ben Bishop finishes second in Vezina Trophy voting to Braden Holtby

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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…

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Lightning’s Ben Bishop a finalist for tonight’s voting of Vezina Trophy

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For the second straight season, Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning is among the finalists for the year’s best goaltender. Once again, he is not expected to win. Bishop, 29, is among the finalists for the Vezina Trophy for the second straight season. However, Washington’s Brian Holtby is the favorite to win. Jonathan Quick of Los Angeles is the third contender. Bishop led the NHL in goals against average (2.06) and save percentage (. 926). Bishop lost 11 games when…

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