The Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) Krefeld Pinguine (Krefeld
Penguins) have signed former Vernon Vipers forward Hunter Bishop. The Pinguine is an ice hockey team in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga hockey league. Their home is in Krefeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany at the König Palast.
Bishop played last season with the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL) Hokejsko Drsalno Društvo Olimpija Ljubljana. Hokejsko
Drsalno Društvo Olimpija Ljubljana, commonly referred to as HDD Olimpija or simply Olimpija, is a Slovenian professional ice hockey team that plays in the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga hockey league. HDD Olimpija play in the city of Ljubljana wich is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
After playing just two seasons at Ohio State University Bishop played four seasons in the American Hockey League & East Coast Hockey League with six different teams (Hamilton, Wheeling, South Carolina, Lake Erie, Rochester & Manchester).
Bishop played parts of three seasons in Vernon (2005-2008). Bishop left Vernon after two seasons and played in just four games at the University of North Dakota during the 2006-07 season before returning to Vernon during the Christmas break playing the remainder of the 2006-07 season playing his final season with the Vipers (2007-2008) before playing the next two years at Ohio State University. In 140 regular season games with the Vipers Bishop collected (93-goals-84-assists-177-points). Bishop holds the Vipers record for most goals in a season with 57 (2007-08). Jason Elders holds the Vernon franchise record with 67 (1990-91). On March 18th 2010 the Montreal Canadiens signed Bishop as a free agent to a two year contract. Bishop attended the Habs training camp for three straight seasons before being sent down to the American Hockey League's Hamilton Bulldogs.
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This was in the Krefeld Newspaper:
New forward for the field Kre Penguins
28th May, 2015 |
Hunter Bishop changes after field KreField Kre. The cadre plannings the field Kre Penguins accept always concrete form. With the 27-year-old forward Hunter Bishop took black-yellow now a wiselflinken offensive player for the coming season under contract. The left shooter born in Alaska should drive the Umschaltspiel of the team of coach Rick Adduono. From Jörg Zellen