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Richard Bachman | Goalie | #32

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/25/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 183
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 4 (120) / DAL
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Richard Bachman has been reassigned to AHL Utica.
Bachman posted a 2.64 GAA and .920 save percentage in five games with Vancouver. He was with the Canucks because Jacob Markstrom was sidelined, but now that their season is over he can return to the AHL. Apr 10 - 6:11 PM
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Richard Bachman allowed five goals on 44 shots in a 5-2 loss to Edmonton on Sunday night.

Bachman fell to 2-3 this season with a 2.64 goals against average and .920 save percentage. He finished with three losses in his final four games.
Apr 10 - 1:20 AM

Richard Bachman will tend net for the Canucks against the Oilers on Sunday night.

Through four games this season with Vancouver he's 2-2 with just eight goals against and a .934 save percentage.
Apr 9 - 8:35 PM

Richard Bachman was handed his second loss of the season by the San Jose Sharks Tuesday as Vancouver fell 3-1.

Bachman was the decision maker in one previous loss, but was also part of a losing effort against the Flames on September 30. With a save percentage of .880, this was his worst performance of 2016/2017. It was also the only time he has dropped below the .900 mark in a game he started this season.
Apr 5 - 2:05 AM

Richard Bachman will get the call against San Jose on Tuesday night.

Bachman has posted a 2-1-0 record with a 1.69 goals-against average and a .946 save percentage in his previous three starts this season.
Apr 4 - 3:08 PM

Richard Bachman saved 25 of 27 shots in a 4-2 win over Minnesota.

Bachman nearly earned a shutout, but the Wild scored a pair of goals within the last three minutes of the third period to spoil that. This was just Bachman's third start with Vancouver this season and he's allowed only five goals in that span.
Mar 25 - 4:49 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have announced that Richard Bachman will play between the pipes on Saturday.

Bachman is with the Canucks because Jacob Markstrom is sidelined, though Ryan Miller has gotten the bulk of the work while Markstrom is out. Bachman has a 1.53 GAA and .955 save percentage in two games with the Canucks this season.
Mar 24 - 3:53 PM

Richard Bachman couldn't put together consecutive wins as the Vancouver Canucks fell to the Edmonton Oilers by a score of 2-0 on Saturday.

After a strong season debut on March 5, Bachman took the L after giving up two goals on 22 SOG. Not an awful effort, and with the stakes so low for Vancouver at this point, the Canucks might want to see what kind of potential the journeyman backup has.
Mar 19 - 2:27 AM

Richard Bachman will play between the pipes on Saturday.

Bachman made his season debut on March 5 and turned aside 43 of 44 shots in a 2-1 win over Anaheim. He's with the Canucks because Jacob Markstrom is sidelined with a lower-body injury.
Mar 17 - 6:26 PM

Richard Bachman made the most of his first NHL game of 2016-17, stopping 43 of 44 shots to lift the Canucks to a 2-1 win over Anaheim.

Bachman, 29, has just a .909 save percentage in the AHL this season, but somehow stymied the Ducks' heavy offense to claim his 19th career NHL win. His career record is 19-14-2 with a 2.88 goals against average and .907 save percentage.
Mar 6 - 12:18 AM

The Canucks have tabbed Richard Bachman to guard their crease on Sunday against the Ducks.

The 29-year-old has seen just 10 games at the NHL level over the last three seasons. Over 26 games down on the farm with AHL Utica this season, he's posted a 12-11 record with a .909 save percentage and a 2.60 GAA.
Mar 5 - 12:45 PM

Richard Bachman is up with the Vancouver Canucks.

He is expected to back up Ryan Miller on Tuesday night because Jacob Markstrom has a lower-body injury.
Feb 28 - 6:09 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have waived Richard Bachman.

The 29-year-old netminder seven games of NHL experience over the last two seasons with Edmonton and Vancouver, suggesting all you need to know about his fantasy viability.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 02:31:00 PM

Richard Bachman's recently inked two-way contract comes with a $650,000 cap hit.

Even if Bachman spends the full 2016-17 campaign in the minors, he's still set to earn $450,000. He had a 2.75 GAA and .900 save percentage in 35 AHL games last season.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 12:43:00 PM

Richard Bachman has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks.

Bachman had a 2.75 GAA and .900 save percentage in 35 AHL contests in 2015-16. There's a chance that he'll play for Vancouver at some point during the 2016-17 campaign if Ryan Miller or Jacob Markstrom get hurt, but otherwise he'll be spending the season in the minors.
Thu, Jul 14, 2016 04:24:00 PM

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