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Seth Helgeson | Defenseman | #39

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/8/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 4 (114) /
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Seth Helgeson has been recalled from AHL Albany.
He has dressed in only two games with New Jersey this season. In 32 matches in the minors, Helgeson has seven points, 45 penalty minutes and a plus-11 rating. Feb 1 - 3:01 PM

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Seth Helgeson has been assigned to AHL Albany.

He has skated in two games with New Jersey this season. Helgeson has seven points and 45 penalty minutes in 33 games in the minors.
Jan 27 - 2:20 PM

Seth Helgeson has been called up by the New Jersey Devils.

Helgeson has two goals and seven points in 33 AHL contests in 2015-16. He had two assists in 22 games in 2014-15.
Jan 22 - 12:58 PM

Seth Helgeson has been sent to the minors.

He dressed in 22 games with New Jersey last season and contributed two assists. In the AHL, Helgeson had 12 points and 58 penalty minutes in 49 contests last season.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 04:02:00 PM

The Devils re-signed Seth Helgeson to a two-year deal.

The first year of the defenseman’s contract is two-way, and the second is one-way. The contract is worth $1.175 million, according to The Bergen Record's Tom Gulitti. Helgeson recorded two assists in 22 games last year.
Sat, Jul 18, 2015 04:14:00 PM

Seth Helgeson was the only RFA New Jersey Devil not to file for salary arbitration on Sunday.

No specific reasoning was given, but it appears safe to presume that both he and the Devils expect to work out a new deal. Last season the 24-year-old defenseman saw his first 22 games of NHL action, scoring just two assists with 18 PIMs and blocks, and 42 hits. He made just $595K with the Devils as well, so a modest raise is about all that can be expected.
Source: Tom Gulitti
Sun, Jul 5, 2015 05:29:00 PM

Seth Helgeson has been reassigned to AHL Albany.

Helgeson's latest stint with the Devils only lasted one game. That was likely by design though as Albany needs him back for its battle for a playoff spot. Helgeson has two assists in 22 games with New Jersey in 2014-15.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 03:11:00 PM

The New Jersey Devils have called up Seth Helgeson.

The Devils needed reinforcements as Eric Gelinas and Jon Merrill might not play on Thursday. Helgeson has two assists and 16 penalty minutes in 21 games with New Jersey this season.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 11:07:00 AM

Seth Helgeson has been sent to the minors.

Forwards Jaromir Jagr and Tuomo Ruutu will miss Wednesday's game due to an illness, so the Devils needed to recall Joe Whitney to compensate. To make room for Whitney, defenseman Helgeson was returned to the AHL. Helgeson has two assists in 21 games with New Jersey in 2014-15.
Tue, Jan 13, 2015 11:07:00 AM

Seth Helgeson will once again be a healthy scratch for the Devils Monday night against the Penguins.

Helgeson was a scratch Saturday night against the Rangers and the new Devils coaches will keep the same set of defense Monday night. The 24-year-old has only one assist in 17 games played over the course of the year.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 02:13:00 PM

Seth Helgeson expected to be a healthy scratch Saturday night against the New York Rangers.

With Peter Harrold finding himself back in the lineup on a regular basis, it appears Helgeson will be the odd man out on the blue line for the Devils for the time being. Helgeson has just one assist in 17 games played, so he was not helping any fantasy owners any way.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 05:42:00 PM

Seth Helgeson played on Wednesday despite initially being projected to serve as a healthy scratch.

Damon Severson, who was originally supposed to play, was held out of the contest due to a lower-body injury. It's not known how long Severson will be sidelined for due to the ailment, but apparently it's been bothering him for a while now. This could lead to more consistent opportunities for Helgeson in the short-term.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 09:24:00 AM

Seth Helgeson is a healthy scratch for the Devils on Saturday night.

The 24-year-old will take a seat in the press box again, the first time since Dec. 18, when he sat against the Hurricanes. Par the course for a young and inexperienced NHL player. Helgeson has an assist in in 12 games this season. Eric Gelinas is suiting up Saturday.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 08:07:00 PM

Seth Helgeson is back in the press box Monday night versus the Hurricanes.

The 24-year old defensemen will be a healthy scratch for the second game in a row for the Devils Monday night. He has just one assist in 10 games this year, so New Jersey's head coach, Peter DeBoer's decision is well justified. Peter Harrold will take Helgeson's spot in the lineup.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 05:33:00 PM

Seth Helgeson will suit up once again Saturday night versus the New York Islanders.

Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch for the Devils Saturday, giving way to the 24-year old rookie. Helgeson has posted one assist in seven games played this season and will pair up with Adam Larsson as the third pairing for the Devils.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 06:49:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Adam Henrique
2Travis Zajac
3Jacob Josefson
4Sergey Kalinin
5Joseph Blandisi
LW1Mike Cammalleri
2Jiri Tlusty
3Bobby Farnham
4Stefan Matteau
5Reid Boucher
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Lee Stempniak
3Stephen Gionta
4Tyler Kennedy
5Tuomo Ruutu
6Jordin Tootoo
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Adam Larsson
4John Moore
5Eric Gelinas
6Jon Merrill
7David Schlemko
8Seth Helgeson
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid