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Darren Helm | Winger | #43

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/21/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 5 (132) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Darren Helm found the back of the net in Thursday's 4-3 loss to Montreal.
Helm has been hot of late with four goals and two assists in the past five games. He has posted 31 points in 74 matches this campaign. Apr 6 - 9:38 AM

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Darren Helm scored a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Helm set up goals by Niklas Kronwall (1-1) in the first period and Luke Glendenning's first goal of the game which made it 3-1 for Detroit. Helm then extended his team's lead to 4-1 at the 6:21 mark of the third frame. The 31-year-old had a plus-2 rating and three shots on goal in 16:13 of ice time. Helm now has 10 goals and 28 points in 70 games this season. His eight-game goalless drought is officially a thing of the past.
Mar 27 - 10:37 PM

Darren Helm found the back of the net in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Helm's goal tied the game at one at the 15:54 mark of the first period. The 31-year-old has nine goals and 24 points in 61 games this season. He doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy format. Andreas Athanasiou also scored for the Red Wings.
Mar 10 - 10:46 AM

Darren Helm (lower body) will play in Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins.

Head coach Jeff Blashill mentioned that Helm was probable to play in this one. He's skating on a line with Frans Nielsen and Luke Glendening. Helm has five goals and 18 points in 44 games this season. He isn't worth using in standard fantasy leagues.
Feb 6 - 7:23 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday night.

On Monday, coach Jeff Blashill described Helm as a probable to play versus Boston. The Red Wings forward has been productive of late with one goal and four assists in his past two games.
Feb 6 - 12:49 PM

Darren Helm registered two assists in Detroit's 3-2 loss to Florida on Saturday.

Helm's been red hot recently with five points in his last two games. Don't expect his run to last long though as he isn't a significant offensive contributor. He has five goals and 18 points in 44 contests in 2017-18.
Feb 4 - 4:37 AM

Darren Helm scored a goal and two assists in Friday's 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Helm hadn't scored since Dec. 5, so his offensive outburst was sort of unexpected. He registered the primary assists on goals by Danny DeKeyser (1-1) and Trevor Daley (2-1). Helm then gave the Wings a 4-1 lead when he converted on a breakaway in the third period. He finished the night with a plus-3 rating, two penalty minutes and four shots on goal in 15:30 of ice time. The 31-year-old is up to five goals and 16 points in 43 games this season. This was Helm's second multi-point effort of 2017-18.
Feb 2 - 10:00 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) was activated from the IL on Wednesday January 31.

Helm missed six consecutive contests before getting into Wednesday's game. He had three hits and a blocked shot in 14:11 minutes of ice time.
Feb 1 - 1:42 AM

Darren Helm (lower body) could be available to play Wednesday.

Helm feels like he will probably play, but the morning skate will determine his status. He has sat out the last six games due to a lower-body injury.
Jan 30 - 3:54 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) was on the ice with the Red Wings Thursday morning.

Helm is expected to miss his sixth consecutive game on Thursday. He's targeting Wednesday as his return date.
Jan 25 - 1:33 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) probably won't return until after the All-Star break.

That would keep Helm out for at least three more games. He has four goals and 13 points in 41 games this season.
Jan 21 - 1:05 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) isn't expected to return until Thursday at the earliest.

In other words, Helm should be penciled in to miss at least three more games. He has four goals and 13 points in 41 contests in 2017-18.
Jan 19 - 3:58 PM

Darren Helm (lower body) has already been ruled out for Saturday's match against Carolina.

Helm won't play this week after he suffered a lower-body injury this past Saturday. Coach Jeff Blashill said that tests did not reveal any structural damage, but a timetable remains uncertain.
Jan 16 - 11:40 AM

As expected, Darren Helm (lower body) won't play Tuesday night against Dallas.

Helm suffered a lower-body injury when his right leg bent awkwardly on Saturday versus Pittsburgh. It's unclear when he will be available to return at this time.
Jan 16 - 10:02 AM

Darren Helm (lower body) will be re-evaluated Monday, but he isn't expected to be back on Tuesday.

Helm was not able to play Sunday against Chicago because of what is believed to be a leg or knee issue.
Jan 15 - 10:39 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Dylan Larkin
2Henrik Zetterberg
3Frans Nielsen
4Luke Glendening
LW1Anthony Mantha
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tyler Bertuzzi
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