Mark Malinowski

Mark 'Scoop' Malnowski is a New Jersey-based journalist and author who has contributed his "Getting To Know" features to thn.com since 2008. He has been creating "Biofile" features since 1992 (thebiofile.com) and is the co-creator and contributor to tennis-prose.com. 'Scoop has also published three books: “Heavyweight Armageddon! The Tyson-Lewis Championship Battle” (2008), “Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew” (2011) and "Facing Federer" (2013).

Getting To Know: Ben Bishop

Mark Malinowski
Ben Bishop (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images)

Status: Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender

Ht: 6-foot-7  Wt: 214 pounds

DOB: Nov. 21, 1986  In: Denver, Colo.

First Hockey Memory: “Going to a Blues game, with my dad (Ben).”

Last Book Read: “I haven’t read a book in a while but…Andre Agassi’s Open.”

Current Car: “I have a Ford Expedition (black).”

Greatest Sports Moment: “Probably my first NHL game. It’s something you always dream of. Then when it happens, it’s a pretty cool moment.” Read more