The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 3:30 pm

Bachman back on ice, headed to Panthers camp

JUSTIN A. COHN | The Journal Gazette

Karch Bachman, a native of Wolcottville, is slated to be among 24 players the NHL’s Florida Panthers will evaluate at their developmental camp beginning Sept. 10. They’ll compete in the Tampa Bay Lightning-hosted Prospect Showcase Tournament beginning Sept. 18 in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

Bachman, 24, was a fifth-round draft pick of the Panthers in 2015.

He had 10 goals and 14 points in 32 games as a rookie last season with the ECHL’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits, but he didn’t play after March 19 due to an undisclosed injury. Bachman, who played collegiately for Miami (Ohio), signed a one-year contract with the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers on Aug 2 and seems poised to play there or with Greenville again this season.

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