Ben Bishop Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Stats, Contract, Injury

Published On: 12 Aug, 2017

Ben Bishop Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Stats, Contract, Injury

There's a rare chance a player can score when a, 6 feet and 7 inches tall, giant is standing in front of 4 feet high goal post. Ben Bishop was labeled as future prospect of Ice Hockey when he debuted with Peoria Rivermen in 2005. Whatever the attacker does, goaltender Ben Bishop didn’t let anything slip under his knees. The giant guard who helped his national team to notch up the 3rd place finish in 2013 World Championship was listed in 2016 NHL All-Star Game.

Career and Professional Life:

The tallest goaltender in the history of NHL is the humongous presence in front of goal. Before converting to the keeper, he played as forward until the age of eight. After getting his graduation from the University of Maine, he played for the Texas Tornado of North America Hockey League (NAHL) where he recorded five shutouts and had goals against average (GAA) of 1.93 second best in the entire league.

He made his NHL debut in 2008 where he played against Manny League in the second period of the game. The talismanic Goaltender played out most of his career in NHL. He recorded his career best stats while playing for Tampa Bay Lighting where he had GAA of .926 and was boosted by eight shutouts including two in the playoffs in the 2015-2016 season.

How much is Ben’s Net Worth?

His excellent record in front of goals made him the hot prospect in the ice hockey world. In 2017, his expiring contract with Los Angeles Kings prompted Dallas Stars to make mega money offer for the goaltender. Subsequently, on May 12, 2017, it was announced that he signed a six-year contract with the Dallas which worth $29.5 million.

The talismanic goaltender is set to earn $4.917 million as an annual salary in 2017. His eye watering salary and endorsement deals elevates his net worth to astonishing figure.

Ben set to Getting Married in July!!!

The gigantic presence in goal but those blue eyes are meant to melt some serious heart. But sadly for fans of Ben, he is already taken.

The Dallas Star Goaltender is engaged to long time girlfriend, Andrea Talmadge. The giant can make a horse look smaller when compared to him let alone Andrea. Andrea and Ben possess a significant height difference, but that’s not what matters until and unless they love each other. The couple was dating for ages before their engagement.

After signing a mega contract, the ice hockey player is all set to tick one more box as he is bracing himself for the wedding in Florida. The player will get married to fiance Andrea in July, and the grand wedding will take place in peaceful Florida.

Hearts of many fans are bound to be broken when he walks down the aisle, but at the same time, they will wish the player and his wife for a long and stable relationship.

Ben’s Injury Problem:

Athlete and Injury these days are synonyms to each other. The high octane matches and the flow of adrenaline combine to form a deadly combination, but at the same time, it makes the player prone to injury.

The Dallas Star is goaltender but has faced few injury problems in his career. During 2013-2104, he landed awkwardly and was helped off with ice that ended his season earlier than expected.

In 2015, Stanley Cup Final, he revealed that he tore his groin while facing Brad Richards shot and said that he needed to rest during off season to get back to best form.

Ben’s Short Bio and Family:

Benjamin Manning Bishop III took his first breath on 21st November 1986 in Denver Colorado. He was born to parents Ben Bishop JR. and Cindy Bishop. The player who currently ages 30 was born to athlete's blood as his grandfather Ben Bishop SR. was a professional tennis player.

The goaltender possesses a gigantic height of 6 feet and 7 inches and has decent body shape for an athlete. Ben belongs to white ethnicity and has American Nationality.