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Richard Bachman
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Richard Bachman

BIRTHDATE: July 25, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
WEIGHT: 176 DRAFTED: DAL / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 4th   (120th overall)
Contract Status: Through 2012-13 season
 
2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:
-Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL) on Oct. 27/13
-Made his Oilers debut Oct. 27 @ LAK, posting 47 save and registering a new Oilers record for most save in an Oilers debut.
 
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS
* Has registered wins in three of his last four contests
* Stopped all 22 shots he faced in 45:42 of relief on April 9 vs. the Kings for his fourth win of the campaign
* Tallied his third win of the season on March 29 vs. Minnesota, registering 0 saves on 0 shots against in 2:32 of ice time
* Five of his eight appearances with Dallas this season have come on the road
* Earned a 2-0-0 record with a .929 SV% and a 2.00 GAA in his recall with Texas
* Is the only Utah-born goaltender to skate in an NHL contest
 
 

WCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) WCHA First All-Star Team (2008) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2008) WCHA Player of the Year (2008) NCAA West First All-American Team (2008) NCAA Rookie of the Year (2008) Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 6, 2013.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers