The Texas Stars announced on Monday that goalie Richard Bachman has been recalled from the Idaho Steelheads, Texas’ ECHL affiliate.
Bachman was in the ECHL’s National Conference Finals with Idaho, playing in eight Kelly Cup Playoff games. The rookie netminder was 6-2 in the postseason with a 1.43 goals against average, one shutout and a .959 save percentage. Bachman ranked first in postseason in goals against average and second in save percentage.
The 22-year old, played in seven regular season games for Texas in 2009-10, going 4-3 with a 2.03 goals against average, one shutout and a .933 save percentage. In 35 regular season appearances with Idaho, Bachman went 22-7-4 with a 2.28 goals against average and a .910 save percentage. He finished first in the ECHL in goals against average, fourth in save percentage, tied for sixth in wins and led the league with four shutouts.
Bachman was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the fourth round (#120 overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Bachman played the previous two seasons with Colorado College, posting a 39-20-11 record with a 2.24 goals against average and a .922 save percentage. In two NCAA seasons, he posted seven shutouts.
The Stars and the Chicago Wolves will play Game 7 of the West Division Finals at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL on Tuesday night at 7:00 pm (CDT). The winner of the game will advance to the Western Conference Finals.
Monday, May 10, 2010
Stars recall G Bachman from Idaho
With the injury of Brent Krahn in Sunday's game six, the Texas Stars have recalled goaltender Richard Bachman of the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads. Expect him to backup Climie tomorrow night in Chicago. Brent Krahn is still in Chicago with the team. Here's the release: