Ben Bishop Not Using Olympic Snub As Motivation

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was asked after shutting out the Calgary Flames on Friday evening if he was using not making the US Olympic team as motivation:

“I don’t think I’m using that as motivation. It’s the same thing as all year, you go out there and take it game by game and just try and help the team win. I’m not going to dwell on that USA that’s their choice – I though I played well enough. You have to respect it there’s three really good goalies representing the USA so I wish them nothing but the best of luck.”

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