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Richard Bachman | Goalie | #32

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/25/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 183
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 4 (120) / DAL

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Vancouver has been in contract talks with Richard Bachman.
Bachman can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He posted a 2.98 goals-against average and .902 save percentage in 31 games with the AHL's Utica Comets last season. Jun 19 - 6:29 PM

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Richard Bachman has been returned to the minors.

Bachman was up with the Canucks because Jacob Markstrom had been dealing with a minor injury. Markstrom is set to return Friday night, so Bachman has been reassigned to Utica of the AHL.
Feb 23 - 9:54 AM

Richard Bachman has been called up by Vancouver.

Bachman has a 10-7-0 record with a 2.89 GAA and .899 save percentage with Utica of the AHL this season. There have been reports that Jacob Markstrom is dealing with a minor injury, but he was on the ice along with Bachman for the Canucks' optional morning skate.
Feb 20 - 2:07 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have waived goaltender Richard Bachman.

The goalie will be sent to Utica of the AHL once he passes through waivers by 12 noon ET Monday. He is 20-17-2 in his NHL career and will be recalled when there is an injury to either Jacob Markstrom or Anders Nilsson in the Vancouver cage.
Mon, Oct 2, 2017 09:33:00 AM

Richard Bachman had a poor pre-season debut on Sunday, allowing five goals on 18 shots in a 9-4 loss to Vegas.

Bachman is 20-17-2 in his NHL career so far with a 2.90 goals against average and a .906 save percentage. Thatcher Demko didn't fare much better when he took the net, allowing four goals to the Golden Knights in their inaugural game.
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 07:57:00 PM

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.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 06:11:00 PM

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.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 01:20:00 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.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 08:35:00 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.
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 02:05:00 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.
Tue, Apr 4, 2017 03:08:00 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.
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 04:49:00 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.
Fri, Mar 24, 2017 03:53:00 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.
Sun, Mar 19, 2017 02:27:00 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.
Fri, Mar 17, 2017 06:26:00 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.
Mon, Mar 6, 2017 12:18:00 AM

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