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Ben Bishop injury status updates

The Lightning's #1 goalie went down with an undisclosed injury during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This late-season injury to such an important cog in the Lightning lineup will affect the Bolts in the playoffs.

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Bishop to undergo surgery on wrist

Coming out of exit interviews today was news about Ben Bishop's injuries. He suffered a torn ligament in his wrist in January and a dislocated elbow on April 8. While the elbow was healing and Bishop was looking towards playing in Game 6 if there was one, that was not to be. (Sorry.)

However we did learn more details about the nagging wrist injury we all knew was bothering him throughout the second half of the season.

If they perform the surgery next week as proposed, a four month recovery would have him fully healed by the end of August. Bishop will, of course, be able to do other conditioning work in the meantime, but this timetable is something to keep an eye on when as the offseason progresses.

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Bishop's agent says elbow injury

We've been lost ot speculation since last night when Ben Bishop let the game against Toronto with an injury.  The replays showed what looked like a shoulder injury while many professionals and fans alike mused about a collarbone injury.

A player's agent is supposed to be in-the-know with regard to what's going on with his client, and that's why this tweet from Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times is relevant:

It's not like the team will announce this, but we'll find out soon enough if it's true or not.

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