Richard Bachman (G)
||Salt Lake City, UT
2013-14 Notes: Matched the Barons’ record for wins in a season (26, with Yann Danis) and set the mark for appearances (52) and minutes (3,074) while going 26-19-6 with 2 shutouts, a 2.99 GAA and .908 save percentage...Opened the season with the Barons, but was recalled by Edmonton Oct. 27 and appeared for the Oilers that night in Los Angeles, stopping 47 of 48 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss...Started 3 straight games for the Oilers before sustaining a groin injury in the final start Nov. 2 vs. Detroit...Returned on loan to the Barons Dec. 10 and finished the season with OKC. Won six straight starts from Jan. 30-Feb. 14...Started 12 straight games from Jan. 30-March 1, going 9-2-1.
Career Notes: In second season with the Barons after playing his 4 with the Dallas Stars’ organization...Earned lone NHL shutout Dec. 13, 2011, stopping 34 Rangers shots in a 1-0 win at Madison Square Garden...Has appeared in the AHL each of his 5 previous seasons...Represented the United States at the 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championship in Helsinki and Stockholm, earning a win in his only start...Played 2 seasons at Colorado College, 2007-08 and 2008-09...As a freshman in 2008, was named WCHA Player and Rookie of the Year, NCAA Rookie of the Year and NCAA West First Team All-American with a record of 25-9-1, 4 shutouts, and program-record GAA (1.85) and save percentage (.931).
Originally selected by Dallas in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.