Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced the organization has hired former Comets goalie, Richard Bachman as Goaltending Coach.
Bachman, 32, appeared in three games with the Comets last season, earning a 1-1-1 record, a 3.25 goals-against average, and a .909 save percentage.
The veteran goaltender has spent the last five seasons in Utica, compiling a record of 49-41-13 with a 2.89 goals-against average, a .901 save percentage and two shutouts. His 105 appearances and 49 career wins both rank second in franchise history.
Bachman was loaned by Vancouver to IK Oskarshamn of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) on Feb. 12, 2020. Bachman skated in three games with IK Oskarshman, posting a 3.29 GAA.
Bachman replaces Frederic Chabot, who was named Minnesota Wild Goaltending Coach on Aug. 26, 2020.