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Canucks sign goaltender Richard Bachman

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed goaltender Richard Bachman to a two-year deal.

Bachman played the majority of last season with the Oklahoma City Barons in the American Hockey League, 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 27-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.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP W L T OT SO GA SA Sv% GAA Min
2004-2005 Cushing Academy Penguins-High-MA 28 3 53 1.89 1,498
2004-2005 Boston Jr. Bruins-EmJHL 25
2005-2006 Cushing Academy Penguins-High-MA 30 4 60 2.25 1,598
2005-2006 Boston Jr. Bruins-EmJHL 31 1 2 1.69
2006-2007 Chicago Steel-USHL 7 2 5 0 0 29 259 .888 4.85 359
2006-2007 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders-USHL 26 14 10 2 4 78 897 .913 2.99 1,565
2007-2008 Colorado College-WCHA 35 25 9 1 4 65 .931 1.85
2008-2009 Colorado College-WCHA 35 14 11 10 3 91 .914 2.63 2,073
2009-2010 Texas Stars-AHL 8 4 4 0 1 16 235 .932 2.15 446
2009-2010 Idaho Steelheads-ECHL 35 22 7 4 4 77 852 .910 2.28 2,028
2010-2011 Stars 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4 1.000 .00 10
2010-2011 Texas Stars-AHL 55 28 19 5 6 117 1,478 .927 2.20 3,191
2011-2012 Stars 18 8 5 - 1 1 43 477 .910 2.77 933
2011-2012 United States-WC-A 1 1 0 0 0 2 19 1.86 65
2011-2012 Texas Stars-AHL 15 7 6 1 2 44 391 .887 3.13 844
2012-2013 Stars 13 6 5 - 0 0 33 288 .885 3.25 609
2012-2013 Texas Stars-AHL 6 5 1 0 0 14 175 .920 2.31 363
2013-2014 Oilers 3 0 2 - 1 0 7 83 .916 3.02 139
2013-2014 Oklahoma City Barons-AHL 52 26 19 6 2 153 1,667 .908 2.99 3,074
2014-2015 Oilers 7 3 2 - 0 1 15 168 .911 2.84 317
NHL Totals 42 17 14 0 2 2 98 1,020 .904 2.93 2,007
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