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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
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Darren Helm is expected to get back in the lineup on Friday night.
Helm missed Wednesday's game with upper-body soreness after he sat out some practices. He has notched three goals and seven points in 18 games this campaign. Nov 17 - 9:38 AM

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Updating an earlier item, Darren Helm won't be available to play Wednesday night.

It was hoped that he would be OK to play even though he missed two straight practices, but that won't be the case. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Nov 15 - 11:19 AM

Darren Helm remains probable to play Wednesday night.

Helm missed a second straight practice on Tuesday after he didn't skate on Monday. Coach Jeff Blashill said Helm was injured Saturday, but he's "hoping it's just a bruise. Pain tolerance kind of thing."
Nov 15 - 9:19 AM

Darren Helm opened the scoring in Monday's 3-2 win at Vancouver with an even-strength marker, with assists from Justin Abdelkader and Frans Nielsen.

Helm posted just one goal and three points through his first 12 contests, but he has netted two goals with four points over his past four games. The Red Wings need a secondary and tertiary scoring line to step up, and Helm is definitely doing his part to give the team a little more offensive punch. Still, the 30-year-old veteran should only be owned in the deepest of pools until the points become a little more frequent.
Nov 7 - 1:06 AM

Darren Helm notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 victory versus the Arizona Coyotes.

Helm sealed the win with an empty-netter after he posted a helper on goal by Dylan Larkin late in the second period. The 30-year-old forward has five points through 13 contests in 2017-18.
Nov 1 - 9:29 AM

Darren Helm found the back of the net in Friday's 4-3 OT loss to the Capitals.

Helm opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal early in the second period, as he intercepted an Alex Ovechkin pass before beating Braden Holtby. Helm finished the game with five shots on goal and two hits in 15:31 of ice time. Helm has one goal and three points in eight games this season.
Oct 21 - 11:10 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

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