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32 Richard Bachman G
Height/Weight: 5-10/176 | Birthdate: 7/25/1987 | Birthplace: Salt Lake City, UT, USA | Team: Edmonton Oilers | College: Colorado College | NHL Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 0/0 | Average Draft Position: 226.00
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10/30/2014

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Reassigned To Minors

News: Richard Bachman was reassigned to AHL Oklahoma City after Wednesday's game.
Analysis: With Viktor Fasth (groin) activated from IR and cleared to resume backup duties behind Ben Scrivens, Richard Bachman will return to the minors to create roster room. Bachman never saw the ice for the Oilers after being recalled following Fasth's injury two weeks ago.

10/16/2014

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Recalled From AHL Oklahoma City

News: The Oilers recalled Richard Bachman from AHL Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Analysis: Richard Bachman rejoined the Oilers after Viktor Fasth was injured in Edmonton's game on Tuesday and subsequently placed on injured reserve. The 27-year-old Bachman spent most of last season in the AHL, but did appear in three games for the Oilers, posting a 0-2-1 record with a .916 save percentage. The severity of Fasth's injury has not been revealed yet, but either way, Bachman doesn't figure to threaten Ben Scrivens' standing as the team's top goalie.

10/4/2014

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Clears Waivers

News: Richard Bachman cleared waivers Saturday, according to the Oilers' official site.
Analysis: Richard Bachman will report to Oklahoma City of the AHL where he will split time in net for the Barons. Should the Oilers suffer an injury to Ben Scrivens or Viktor Fasth, Bachman would likely be the goaltender recalled to replace them.

10/3/2014

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Richard Bachman

Oilers Place Bachman On Waivers

News: Richard Bachman was placed on waivers by the Oilers on Friday, TSN's Ryan Rishaug reports.
Analysis: Richard Bachman saw light action with the Oilers in the early part of last season when the team was desperate for goaltending help, but with the additions of Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth to the netminding ranks, his services were no longer needed. He'll likely clear waivers and see most of his action once again at Oklahoma City, where he posted a 2.99 GAA and .908 save percentage over 52 games last season.

7/9/2014

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Richard Bachman

Bachman Signs With Oilers

News: Richard Bachman has signed a one-year contract with the Oilers, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Richard Bachman, who saw action in three games with the Oilers last season, will reprise his role as a depth goalie for the team. The 26-year-old is coming off a 2013-14 campaign in which he recorded a 26-19-6 record, with a .908 save percentage and 2.99 GAA for AHL Oklahoma City.

6/30/2014

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Give Bachman Qualifying Offer

News: Richard Bachman was one of nine Oilers given qualifying offers on Monday, according to Edmonton Journal.
Analysis: Richard Bachman played in a handful of games with Edmonton last season and could be in line for the backup job this season should the Oilers not sign a veteran.

12/10/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers Reassign Bachman

News: Richard Bachman (lower body) was reassigned to AHL Oklahoma City on Tuesday.
Analysis: Now healthy after missing just over a month with the injury, Richard Bachman will head to the minors to receive regular playing time as he eases himself back from the injury. With Ilya Bryzgalov due to return from IR soon, Bachman figures to remain in the minors until further notice.

12/4/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Skates Wednesday

News: Richard Bachman (lower body) skated Wednesday morning for the first time since suffering his injury, Tom Gazzola of OilersTV.com reports.
Analysis: Prior to sustaining the injury, Richard Bachman was actually getting some regular run as the Oilers' goalie with Devan Dubnyk and Jason LaBarbera struggling mightily. With recently-appointed No. 1 goalie Ilya Bryzgalov now on injured reserve with a concussion, Bachman could have an opportunity to step in once he returns and fight for regular duty with Dubnyk. However, it's still unclear when Bachman will be activated from IR, as he has been sidelined for over a month and has yet to resume practicing in full.

11/2/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Leaves Game With Injury

News: Richard Bachman left Saturday's game with what looked like a groin injury.
Analysis: He had to make a hard lateral move and then couldn't push himself back into the net. He required help to get off the ice.

11/2/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman To Start Third Straight

News: Richard Bachman will remain in the net Saturday against the Red Wings.
Analysis: Richard Bachman will notch his third straight start with Devan Dubnyk nursing an ankle injury and not quite ready to dress yet. Because both Dubnyk and Jason LaBarbera have been disastrous in goal this season, Bachman could have an opportunity to yield regular starts for the Oilers if he can perform merely adequate in his subsequent outings.

10/29/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Gives Up Four

News: Richard Bachman's second start with the Oilers didn't go quite so well as the first, as he allowed four goals on 26 shots in a loss to the Leafs on Tuesday.
Analysis: That's more like what we expect from an Edmonton netminder, and it gives something of an air of flukiness to the big 47-save debut that Richard Bachman delivered on Sunday. When Devan Dubnyk feels healthy, though, it's possible that Bachman will be the one to stick around rather than Jason LaBarbera.

10/29/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers Turn To Bachman

News: Richard Bachman will start in goal Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.
Analysis: Richard Bachman had a strong outing in an overtime loss to the Kings on Sunday, allowing only one goal on 48 shots. The Oilers will roll with him again Tuesday, with Jason LaBarbera serving as the backup.

10/27/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman Stops 47 In Loss

News: Richard Bachman made 47 saves on 48 shots but took the loss in a shootout to the Kings on Sunday.
Analysis: This is Richard Bachman's first start of the season, but in the past as a backup in Dallas he hasn't shown a ton of promise.

10/27/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers' Bachman To Start Sunday

News: Richard Bachman will start in goal Sunday against the Kings.
Analysis: Devan Dubnyk is reportedly nursing an ankle injury, so Richard Bachman will step in between the pipes for his first start of the season. Last year, Bachman went 6-5 with a 3.25 GAA in 13 appearances (eight starts) for the Stars.

10/27/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers Recall Bachman From AHL Oklahoma City

News: The Oilers have recalled Richard Bachman from AHL Oklahoma City on Sunday.
Analysis: Richard Bachman is currently 3-4-1 with a 2.37 GAA and .925 save percentage through eight games for the Barons this season. With current Oilers netminders Devan Dubnyk and Jason La Barbera struggling to keep the puck out of the net, Bachman could see a few extra starts here.

7/6/2013

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Richard Bachman

Oilers Sign Bachman

News: The Oilers signed Richard Bachman to a one-year, two-way deal Saturday, 630 CHED's Dan Tencer reports.
Analysis: Richard Bachman recorded a 3.25 GAA and a .885 save percentage in 13 games with the Stars last season, but is expected to start the year as the top goaltender with the Oilers' minor league affiliate AHL Oklahoma City in 2013-14, since Devan Dubnyk and Jason LaBarbera are already on the roster.

4/27/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman: 34 Saves In Loss

News: Richard Bachman put in a strong, 34-save performance in a 3-0 loss to the Red Wings on Saturday night.
Analysis: He was solid, but he needs his teammates to find twine. He finished the season with a 7-4 record.

4/27/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman Starting Saturday

News: Richard Bachman will start in goal against the Red Wings on Saturday, the Dallas Morning News' Mike Heika reports.
Analysis: Richard Bachman hasn't started since Kari Lehtonen returned from a groin injury, but he will get the nod in Saturday's regular season finale. The Stars have been eliminated from contention and are just hoping to spoil Detroit's bid for a playoff spot.

4/15/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman Lets In Four In Loss

News: Richard Bachman made 23 saves on 27 shots in a loss to the Blackhawks on Monday.
Analysis: Richard Bachman had played well since Kari Lehtonen's injury, including winning three straight games, so this is a bit of a dose of reality for Bachman and the Stars, although it was a tough opponent.

4/15/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars Expected To Start Bachman Monday

News: Richard Bachman is in line to start Monday's game against the Blackhawks, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Analysis: Richard Bachman has won three straight starts while filling in for Kari Lehtonen, but Monday's draw is a tough one, as the Blackhawks are on a five-game roll.

4/13/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman Strong In Win Over Sharks

News: Richard Bachman made 31 saves, including several spectacular ones, in a 2-1 win over the Sharks on Saturday night.
Analysis: He has stopped 79 of 82 shots he has faced since stepping in for an injured Kari Lehtonen. And he has won all three games. Handcuff him if you haven't already.

4/13/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman To Start Saturday

News: Richard Bachman will start in goal Saturday against the Sharks, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Analysis: The Stars will turn to Richard Bachman to make his second start in as many days Saturday with Kari Lehtonen (groin) still not ready to play. Bachman has stopped 48 of the 50 shots he's faced in his last two starts.

4/13/2013

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Richard Bachman

Bachman Strong In Dallas Win

News: Richard Bachman turned away 26 of 28 shots in Friday's win over Nashville, his second win in as many starts.
Analysis: Richard Bachman has been strong in his last two starts, allowing just the two goals he surrendered on Friday. Dallas is mathematically still in the playoff hunt, but the Stars will have to go on a tear to secure a spot.

4/12/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman Will Start Friday

News: Richard Bachman will start in goal Friday against the Predators, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Analysis: Kari Lehtonen (groin) was able to practice Thursday, but it seems he isn't quite ready to return to action. Richard Bachman will make a second straight start Friday while Cristopher Nilstorp serves as backup.

4/12/2013

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Richard Bachman

Stars' Bachman In Line To Start Friday

News: Richard Bachman was the first goalie off the ice after Friday's morning skate, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Analysis: Regular goaltender Kari Lehtonen (groin) was able to practice Friday, but it appears he will miss at least one more game. Richard Bachman did not allow a goal in 46 minutes of relief Tuesday, and will face a Predators team that is averaging just 2.25 goals per game, so he could be a sneaky fantasy option Friday night.