Senators morning skate update: Bishop faces Anderson in Tampa Bay

It’s funny how quickly the tide can turn.

Senators morning skate update: Bishop faces Anderson in Tampa Bay
Ben Bishop #30 of the Ottawa Senators makes a blocker save against the Toronto Maple Leafs, during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place, on March 30, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

TAMPA, Fla. — It’s funny how quickly the tide can turn.
Goaltender Ben Bishop, traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning from the Ottawa Senators six days ago, is in position to extend the Senators’ losing streak to five games here Tuesday — a major blow in Ottawa’s quest to make the playoffs.
When the current seven-game road trip began last Monday, Bishop was wearing Senators colours for a team in a much more secure position.
It has been a whirlwind week for Bishop — four games in six cities in two countries — ever since the trade.
Bishop posted a 45-save shutout in his Lightning debut last Thursday, but lost his next two starts.
He was actually in Ottawa Monday, picking up some of his belongings following Sunday’s game against Washington.
Bishop says “it could be interesting” if Tuesday’s game goes to a shootout because of his familiarity with the Senators shooters and what the Senators know about him.
Craig Anderson will start in goal for the Senators and coach Paul MacLean will make no changes to the lineup that lost 2-1 to Florida on Sunday.

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