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Theo Peckham leaves ECHL San Francisco

Nov 17, 2012, 2:40 PM EDT

Theo Peckham #24 of the Edmonton Oilers controls the puck against Jamie Langenbrunner #15 of the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on January 5, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Blues beat the Oilers 4-3.
(January 4, 2012 - Source: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images North America) Getty Images

If nothing else, Theo Peckham‘s tenure with the ECHL San Francisco Bulls was brief. Peckham reportedly requested to be allowed to leave the team and his wish was granted, based on a report from 630 CHED’s Dan Tencer.

Peckham ended up playing in four games with San Francisco. He had no points, a minus-two rating, and 11 penalty minutes.

When he originally decided to join the Bulls, Peckham predicted that he’d be losing money after factoring in his insurance costs, but he wanted to prepare for the possibility of a shortened 2012-13 campaign.

“This is a huge year for me, and I want to make sure I’m ready to go when [the NHL] starts again,” Peckham said at the time.

Peckham was limited to just 54 games last season due to concussion issues and is scheduled to be a restricted free agent this summer. Before the lockout, Peckham was projected to make $1,075,000 with the Edmonton Oilers in 2012-13.

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