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Darren Helm | Winger | #43

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/21/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 5 (132) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Darren Helm (lower body) will suit up in Monday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Helm has missed each of the last four games because of a knee injury. He's skating on Detroit's fourth line with Luke Glendening and Drew Miller. Helm has eight goals and five assists in 42 games. He isn't worth owning in standard fantasy leagues. Mar 27 - 6:53 PM

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Darren Helm (lower body) is a game-time decision on Monday.

Helm has missed Detroit's last four games.He has eight goals and 13 points in 42 games in 2016-17.
Mar 27 - 12:19 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) has been ruled out for Friday's contest.

The good news is that Helm might still return on Sunday. He last played on March 18. He has eight goals and 13 points in 42 contests this season.
Mar 24 - 12:33 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) participated in Thursday's practice, but it's unclear if he'll be ready to play on Friday.

He didn't take much contact in the session and should probably be considered doubtful right now. Helm has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury.
Mar 24 - 8:47 AM

Darren Helm (lower body) won't play Monday and Tuesday.

That will sideline him for games against Buffalo and Montreal, but he hasn't been ruled out yet for Friday's match against Tampa Bay. Helm is currently listed as day-to-day.
Mar 20 - 11:29 AM

Darren Helm (lower body) is questionable for Monday night.

If he can't play against Buffalo then Tomas Nosek is available to fill in for the Red Wings. Helm sustained what is believed to be a knee or leg injury on Saturday against Colorado.
Mar 20 - 10:13 AM

The lower-body injury sustained by Darren Helm Saturday seems to be to his left knee.

He took a hit from Colorado's Erik Johnson as he was receiving a pass from Anthony Mantha and got crunched. There is no word whether Helm will be able to suit for Monday's contest against Buffalo. For now, consider Helm day-to-day.
Mar 19 - 8:41 AM

Darren Helm has left Saturday's match with Colorado due to a lower body injury.

Helm saw just 5:26 of action before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops. Consider him day-to-day, for now.
Mar 18 - 2:54 PM

Darren Helm found the back of the net in Friday's 3-2 OT loss to the Calgary Flames.

Helm opened the scoring at the 6:55 mark of the first period, and put an end to his 10-game goalless drought in the process. He has seven goals and five assists in 34 games this season.
Mar 4 - 9:40 AM

Darren Helm scored a goal in his return to the Red Wings lineup on Friday night.

Helm came back after missing 28 games with a shoulder injury. His third period-goal gave the Wings a 2-1 lead at the time. "That definitely gave me a little extra boost for the last part of the game," Helm said. "It was kind of the way I expected. I was pretty gassed a lot of the game, but I kind of pushed through it and it got better." The 29-year-old finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two penalty minutes, three shots on goal and two hits in 13:58 of ice time. He has five goals and three assists in 18 games.
Jan 21 - 11:00 AM

Detroit has removed Darren Helm (shoulder) from the long-term injured reserve list.

The Red Wings took that step because Helm is expected to return on Friday. He'll likely play on a line with Luke Glendening and Justin Abdelkader.
Jan 20 - 1:22 PM

Darren Helm (shoulder) will be back in the Red Wings' lineup on Friday.

Helm is coming back after an absence of roughly two months. He'll probably play on the fourth line with Luke Glendening and Justin Abdelkader.
Jan 20 - 12:02 PM

Darren Helm's status for Friday is slated to be determined after the pregame skate.

He is likely to return from a dislocated shoulder on Friday versus Buffalo. Helm has missed the last 28 games.
Jan 20 - 8:16 AM

Darren Helm (shoulder) might be back on Friday.

If Helm does play then it will be his first game since Nov. 15. Steve Ott (shoulder) was placed on the injured reserve list, so there's a spot open to activate Helm.
Jan 19 - 2:53 PM

Darren Helm (shoulder) is slated to make his return this weekend, according to GM Ken Holland.

That could place him in the lineup on Friday at Buffalo or Sunday versus the New York Rangers. Helm hasn't played since Nov. 15 because of a shoulder injury.
Jan 17 - 1:19 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Dylan Larkin
3Frans Nielsen
4Riley Sheahan
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Anthony Mantha
3Justin Abdelkader
4Darren Helm
5Tyler Bertuzzi
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Martin Frk
3Luke Glendening
4David Booth
5Luke Witkowski
6Evgeny Svechnikov
7Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Trevor Daley
3Danny DeKeyser
4Niklas Kronwall
5Nick Jensen
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Xavier Ouellet
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek