Blues Goalie Bishop Named AHL All-Star Game MVP

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — St. Louis Blues goaltender Ben Bishop was named the MVP of the 2012 American Hockey League (AHL) All-Star Game on Monday, Jan. 30. Bishop made 10 saves on 11 shots while also stopping all four shooters he faced in the shootout, helping the Western Conference to an 8-7 victory.

Bishop, 25, has appeared in 30 games with the Blues’ AHL affiliate, Peoria Rivermen this season, posting a record of 18-12-3 to go along with a 2.35 goals against average, .926 save percentage and an AHL leading six shutouts.

A native of St. Louis, Bishop was originally drafted by the Blues in the third round, 85th overall, of the 2005 Entry Draft.

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