Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Richard Bachman from the AHL Utica Comets and confirmed that goaltender Jacob Markstrom has a sustained a lower body injury and will be evaluated later today.
Bachman played the majority of last season with the AHL Oklahoma City Barons, finishing with a 2.38 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage in 23 games. He also played in seven games for the Edmonton Oilers, posting a 2.84 goals-against average and .911 save percentage.
The 28-year-old American goaltender has played in 42 career NHL games (Edmonton and Dallas) and has a record of 17-14-2.
Bachman was originally selected by the Dallas Stars in the fourth round, 120th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.