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Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Richard Bachman to one-year contract

Wednesday, 07.09.2014 / 12:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Richard Bachman to one-year contract

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Richard Bachman on a one-year contract.

Bachman, 26, appeared in 52 games for the Oklahoma City Barons last season, posting a record of 26-19-6. He also recorded a .908 save percentage, a 2.99 goals-against average and two shutouts.

The five-foot-10, 176 pound goaltender played in three games with the Oilers last season, registering a .916 save percentage and 3.02 goals against average. Bachman made 47 saves in his Edmonton Oilers debut on October 27, 2013 against the Los Angeles Kings.

The Salt Lake City, Utah native has accumulated a 14-12-2 record in 35 career NHL games, including a .903 save percentage, a 2.95 goals against average and one shutout.

Bachman was selected by Dallas in the fourth round, 120th overall, in the 2006 draft.

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