TAMPA -- Lightning goalie Ben Bishop turned 30 today and the Tampa Bay Lightning presented him with a birthday cake which celebrates his toughness.
Back on October 25, Bishop took a puck to the mask which knocked out his two front teeth. The moment was immortalized on the Tampa Bay Lightning Twitter feed.
When you lose your teeth… pic.twitter.com/68d4xrX57m— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) October 26, 2016
As the 2015-2016 NHL All-Star goalie celebrate today, the Lightning kitchen staff whipped up a birthday topper that was unmatched and completely appropriate: a fondant recreation of the upper teeth with two gold choppers in the front.
Bishop posted a photo the cake on his Twitter and thanked the staff for coming up with an dea which brought tears to his Twitter emoji.
Thanks for all the Birthday wishes! Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving!! And thank you to the Lightning kitchen staff for the cake!😂 pic.twitter.com/cXnJEnNNVj— Ben Bishop (@Benbishop30) November 23, 2016