Darren Helm

Age 34 Jan 21, 1987
St. Andrews CAN
Left Wing shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
192 lbs 87 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2014
Agent Kevin Epp
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2005
Drafted Overall 132
Draft Round 5
Draft Team Detroit Red Wings

Transaction History
Apr 8, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 7-1 loss to the Predators.
Mar 29, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm registered an assist in Sunday's 4-1 win over Blue Jackets.
Mar 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm has yet to produce a point in March.
Feb 27, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-3 victory against the Blackhawks.
Feb 25, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm notched two assists and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Predators.
Feb 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (lower body) will be in the lineup against Florida on Friday.
Feb 17, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (lower body) won't suit up in Wednesday's game against the Blackhawks.
Feb 15, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (lower body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Blackhawks.
Feb 12, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (lower body) won't be available for Saturday's game versus Nashville.
Feb 11, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (lower body) won't return to Thursday's game against the Predators.
Jan 28, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) had one shot and was plus-1 in Thursday's 7-3 loss to the Stars. He also won four of his five faceoff attempts.
Jan 28, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) is expected to be in the lineup for Thursday's game against Dallas.
Jan 28, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) is a game-time decision for Thursday's game versus the Stars, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Stars, (NHL).com reports.
Jan 24, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) isn't in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blackhawks.
Jan 23, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Blackhawks.
Jan 22, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (COVID-19 protocols) had two hits in 9:22 during Friday's 4-1 loss to the Blackhawks.
Jan 22, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (COVID-19 protocol) will make his season debut in Friday's game versus the Blackhawks.
Jan 22, 2021 Activated Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols and was activated from the non-roster list Friday.
Jan 21, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (COVID-19 protocols) could make his season debut as soon as Friday against Chicago, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Jan 17, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (COVID-19 protocols) will require at least two weeks to regain his physical form before drawing into the lineup, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Jan 16, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Saturday but remains a non-roster player, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Jan 13, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm is unavailable due to the league's COVID-19 protocols.
Jan 12, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) was designated as a non-roster player ahead of Thursday's season opener against the Hurricanes, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Jan 7, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) was unfit for another practice Thursday, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Pressreports.
Jan 4, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Darren Helm | Helm (undisclosed) didn't practice Monday after coach Jeff Blashill deemed him "unfit to practice" Sunday, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Oct 18, 2019 Fined (NHL) fined LW Darren Helm $5,000 for slashing.
Jan 2, 2019 Activated Detroit Red Wings | activated LW Darren Helm from injured reserve.
Jan 31, 2018 Activated Detroit Red Wings | activated LW Darren Helm from injured reserve.
Jan 13, 2018 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed LW Darren Helm on IR.
Nov 16, 2016 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed C Darren Helm on IR.
Jul 1, 2016 Detroit Red Wings | re-signed C Darren Helm to a five-year, $19.25 million contract.
Oct 4, 2015 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed C Darren Helm on IR.
Oct 21, 2013 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | recalled C Darren Helm from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Oct 16, 2013 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | loaned C Darren Helm to Grand Rapids (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Sep 30, 2013 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed C Darren Helm on IR.
Jun 19, 2012 Detroit Red Wings | (Darren Helm) has been re-signed to a four-year contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Darren Helm
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Detroit Red Wings 34 3 4 7 -4 8 399 38.10 46.60 2.30 49.00 4.20 0.30 0.90
Darren Helm Stats by Elite Prospects Darren Helm Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2001-2002 Winnipeg Hawks U14 AAA WAAA U14 30 20 20 40 28
2002-2003 Winnipeg Hawks U18 AAA MU18HL 40 23 22 45 38 Playoffs 6 3 3 6 0
2003-2004 Selkirk Fishermen MJBHL 34 39 32 71 34
2003-2004 Selkirk Steelers MJHL 6 0 3 3 0
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 72 10 14 24 27 Playoffs 13 2 6 8 0
2005-2006 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 70 41 38 79 37 Playoffs 13 5 4 9 0
2005-2006 WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 1 0 1 0
2006-2007 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 59 25 39 64 53 Playoffs 23 10 12 22 0
2006-2007 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 2 0 2 10
2006-2007 Medicine Hat Tigers M-Cup 4 2 0 2 0 Playoffs 23 10 12 22 0
2006-2007 WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 1 1 2 0
2007-2008 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 67 16 15 31 30
2007-2008 Detroit Red Wings NHL 7 0 0 0 2 46 25.00 48.51 -4.18 49.93 -9.18 0.00 0.00 Playoffs 18 2 2 4 0
2008-2009 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 55 13 24 37 24
2008-2009 Detroit Red Wings NHL 16 0 1 1 4 179 28.57 58.25 8.78 61.92 2.55 0.00 0.34 Playoffs 23 4 1 5 0
2009-2010 Detroit Red Wings NHL 75 11 13 24 18 862 46.15 50.71 -1.38 51.90 -2.96 0.49 1.39 Playoffs 12 1 0 1 0
2010-2011 Detroit Red Wings NHL 82 12 20 32 16 811 51.43 52.76 1.63 54.74 2.18 0.67 1.92 Playoffs 11 3 3 6 0
2011-2012 Detroit Red Wings NHL 68 9 17 26 12 796 55.74 55.20 0.24 56.11 1.23 0.68 1.96 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 2 7 96.45 54.69 59.78 0.58 0.00 0.00
2013-2014 Detroit Red Wings NHL 42 12 8 20 14 493 54.76 50.22 -2.10 53.65 0.88 1.10 1.95 Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Detroit Red Wings NHL 75 15 18 33 12 908 50.75 54.67 3.70 57.64 5.18 0.53 1.32 Playoffs 7 0 3 3 0
2015-2016 Detroit Red Wings NHL 77 13 13 26 32 931 47.76 48.29 -1.98 52.16 0.11 0.64 1.42 Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0
2016-2017 Detroit Red Wings NHL 50 8 9 17 20 615 45.28 44.00 -3.03 47.00 -0.32 0.59 1.07
2017-2018 Detroit Red Wings NHL 75 13 18 31 39 975 47.06 46.59 -3.16 46.70 -2.65 0.55 1.48
2018-2019 Detroit Red Wings NHL 61 7 10 17 20 751 40.35 46.01 2.12 47.42 -0.21 0.48 1.04
2019-2020 Detroit Red Wings NHL 68 9 7 16 37 797 42.90 49.40 4.60 50.20 4.80 0.60 1.05
2020-2021 Detroit Red Wings NHL 34 3 4 7 8 399 38.10 46.60 2.30 49.00 4.20 0.30 0.90
Darren Helm Stats by Elite Prospects | Darren Helm Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kevin Epp
Standard Contract | 5 Years $19,250,000 4.72% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000
UFA
AAV $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $3,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $3,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 19, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $8,500,000 3.54% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000
UFA
AAV $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $1,750,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Signing Bonuses $250,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Minors Salary $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 4, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,825,000 1.54% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $912,500 $912,500
RFA
AAV $912,500 $912,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $825,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $825,000 $1,000,000
Minors Salary $825,000 $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date September 27, 2006
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $1,798,332 1.19% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
Cap Hit $597,833 $597,833 $597,833
RFA
AAV $597,833 $597,833 $597,833
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $663,500 $630,000 $500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $663,500 $630,000 $500,000
Minors Salary $60,000 $60,000 $55,000
Clauses
UFA Year