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True Blues: Bishop's Time With St. Louis Could Be Limited

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St. Louis Blues goalie Ben Bishop (30) reacts after New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald scored during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, March 5, 2011, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) By Kathy Kmonicek St. Louis Blues goalie Ben Bishop (30) reacts after New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald scored during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, March 5, 2011, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) By Kathy Kmonicek
St. Louis Blues goalie Ben Bishop, left, deflects a shot as Colorado Avalanche's Daniel Winnik (34) looks on during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson St. Louis Blues goalie Ben Bishop, left, deflects a shot as Colorado Avalanche's Daniel Winnik (34) looks on during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson
St. Louis Blues goalie Ben Bishop makes a stop in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam) By Tom Gannam St. Louis Blues goalie Ben Bishop makes a stop in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam) By Tom Gannam

(True Blues) -- With the Elliott contract extension, there just isn't room for Ben Bishop in NHL.

Earlier this week the Blues announced that G Brian Elliott had been signed to a 2-year contract extension, and while most people were excited there was one person that wasn't.

6'7" goaltender Ben Bishop has spent the entire year in Peoria after losing the backup goalie job to Brian Elliott in training cam. Since this time, Brian Elliott has surprisingly been "lights out", allowing Bishop almost no chance of returning to the NHL this season, unless with a different organization.

Click here to read the entire story on the True Blues blog.

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