CMA's Bachman drafted by Panthers

Culver Military Academy grad Karch Bachman became the first player to be drafted straight from CMA by a National Hockey League team since the institution of the National Development Team Program by USA Hockey in 1996. Bachman, a Wolcottville native, was taken in the fifth round of the NHL Draft Saturday by the Florida Panthers.
He is the 26th CMA player to be drafted. Nine have advanced to play in the NHL and three were Olympians: Gary Suter ’82, John Michael Liles ’99, and Ryan Suter ’01. The 18-year-old, 5-foot-11 left wing, who played internationally on the