And in the 11th game, Ryan Miller rested

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Ryan Miller will finally get a night off tonight when his Vancouver Canucks take on the Coyotes in Glendale. No other goalie has played a second for the Canucks this season.

Richard Bachman, the No. 3 goalie on Vancouver’s depth chart, confirmed this morning that he’ll start tonight. Miller started the first 10 games, including last night’s 4-3 overtime loss in Dallas. Backup Jacob Markstrom is still hurt.

Bachman was signed on July 1. From the club’s press release:

Bachman played the majority of last season with the Oklahoma City Barons in the American Hockey League, finishing with a 2.38 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage in 23 games. He also played in seven games for the Edmonton Oilers, posting a 2.84 goals-against average and .911 save percentage.

Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury got his first rest of the season last night, making Miller the only starting goalie in the NHL who’d yet to get a rest.

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