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Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Richard Bachman to one-year contract

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Richard Bachman on a one-year contract.

Bachman, 26, appeared in 52 games for the Oklahoma City Barons last season, posting a record of 26-19-6. He also recorded a .908 save percentage, a 2.99 goals-against average and two shutouts.

The five-foot-10, 176 pound goaltender played in three games with the Oilers last season, registering a .916 save percentage and 3.02 goals against average. Bachman made 47 saves in his Edmonton Oilers debut on October 27, 2013 against the Los Angeles Kings.

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The Salt Lake City, Utah native has accumulated a 14-12-2 record in 35 career NHL games, including a .903 save percentage, a 2.95 goals against average and one shutout.

Bachman was selected by Dallas in the fourth round, 120th overall, in the 2006 draft.