Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has recalled goaltender Ben Bishop from the Blues’ American
Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen.
a related transaction, the Peoria Rivermen have signed goaltender Brad Fogal from the ECHL Cincinnati
25, has appeared in 36 with Peoria this season and leads all AHL goaltenders
with a .929 save percentage and six shutouts while his 23 wins (23-13-0) is
tied for first and his 2.25 goals against average is fourth best. The 6’7, 215-pound goaltender was recently
named MVP of the 2012 AHL All-Star Game.
native of St. Louis,
Bishop was originally drafted by the Blues in the third round, 85th
overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
26, has recorded a 4-4-3 record in 11 games with the Cyclones after being signed
on Dec. 4, 2011. He has a 2.78
goals-against average and 0.901 save percentage since being called up from the
Quad City Mallards of the Central Hockey League. He was 6-2-0 with a 3.07 GAA and 0.909sv% in
his 10 games with the Mallards.
rookie out of Adrian College, he has previously served as a backup this season
for the Rockford IceHogs.