Helm finished the 2020-21 campaign with three goals and five assists through 47 contests.
Helm started a career-low 37.5 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone this season, which greatly affected his potential to put up fantasy-relevant numbers. The 34-year-old forward will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, and it'll be interesting to see where he lands after spending his first 14 years in Detroit.
Helm scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 7-1 loss to the Predators.
Helm deflected a Troy Stecher shot for the opening tally at 1:48 of the second period. Forty seconds later, Viktor Arvidsson tied the game for the Predators, who added six more goals in their blowout win. The 34-year-old Helm is up to three tallies, seven points, 63 shots on goal, 32 hits and a minus-4 rating through 33 contests.
Helm registered an assist in Sunday's 4-1 win over Blue Jackets.
Helm went a solid month without notching a goal or an assist, so it was refreshing for Red Wings fans to see him bust the slump with the helper. Unfortunately, Helm isn't an option on the man advantage, and he hasn't been able to convert any offensive opportunities shorthanded.
Helm has yet to produce a point in March.
The 34-year-old is mired in a seven-game offensive drought, but the numbers tell the story here: Helm is starting only 38.2 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, a career low. Detroit has permitted 25 more goals than it has scored, even with Helm's extra attention in the defensive end. The long-time Red Wing shouldn't be relied upon in fantasy if this current trend continues.
Helm scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-3 victory against the Blackhawks.
Helm gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead with 5:51 left in the second period, converting a centering feed for his first tally of the year. The 34-year-old has three points in his last two contests after being held without a point in his first 12.
Helm notched two assists and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Predators.
Helm's third line with Luke Glendening and Adam Erne combined for two goals and five points in the contest. The 34-year-old Helm had the secondary assist on Glendening's opening tally in the first period, and also set up Erne in the third period for an insurance goal. Those helpers were Helm's first two points of the year in 13 contests. He's added 26 shots on net, a minus-1 rating and 12 hits.
Helm (lower body) will be in the lineup against Florida on Friday.
Helm returns following a three-game stint on the shelf due to his lower-body issue. The 34-year-old winger likely won't offer much in terms of fantasy value considering he is still looking for his first point of the season despite averaging 12:20 of ice time in nine appearances. Helm will slide in for Vladislav Namestnikov, who will miss out due to an undisclosed injury.
Helm (lower body) won't suit up in Wednesday's game against the Blackhawks.
Helm will miss his third consecutive contest with the lower-body issue. the veteran will have another chance to suit up in Friday's game against the Panthers. Valterri Filppula will continue to stay in the lineup in Helm's spot for now.
Helm (lower body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Blackhawks.
Helm will miss a second straight game. His next chance to play is Wednesday's matchup against the Blackhawks. Valterri Filppula will remain in the lineup in Helm's place for now.
Helm (lower body) won't be available for Saturday's game versus Nashville.
Helm picked up a lower-body injury during Thursday's game against the Predators and will miss at least one additional contest as a result. The 34-year-old forward's gone scoreless through nine games this campaign.
Helm (lower body) won't return to Thursday's game against the Predators.
It's unclear how Helm suffered the lower-body injury, but he was forced to leave the game having seen just 6:09 of ice time. Helm's absence likely won't affect much from a fantasy persepctive, as he's yet to record a point this season. In his stead, look for veteran Bobby Ryan to ascend into a top-six role for the remainder of Thursday's game.
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.
Helm missed two games with his unknown issue, but the 34-year-old was back in action Thursday on Detroit's third line. Never a big offensive contributor even during his prime, Helm is a strictly a real-life role player at this stage of his career and is not a fantasy asset.
Helm (undisclosed) is expected to be in the lineup for Thursday's game against Dallas.
Helm was considered a game-time call for Thursday's game, as he's missed the past two contsts with an undisclosed issue. The 34-year-old has made just one appearance this year, logging 9:22 of ice time and two hits. He'll handle third-line duties with Valtteri Filppula and Taro Hirose for Thursday's game.
Helm (undisclosed) is a game-time decision for Thursday's game versus the Stars, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Helm has missed the last two games but could return to action Thursday. The 34-year-old has made just one appearance this year, logging 9:22 of ice time and two hits.
Helm (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Stars, NHL.com reports.
Helm will miss a second straight game and his sixth of the year. The Red Wings recalled Taro Hirose and Givani Smith from the taxi squad to add depth at forward.
Helm (undisclosed) isn't in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blackhawks.
Helm came into the contest questionable after he made his season debut Friday against Chicago. The specifics of the absence remain unclear, as he was recently cleared from the league's COVID-19 protocols. Recent call-ups Givani Smith and Taro Hirose will enter the lineup in Helm's stead Sunday.
Helm (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Blackhawks.
Helm made his season debut Friday against Chicago after missing the first four games of the season due to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, registering two hits in 9:22 of ice time, so he may just be dealing with some soreness ahead of Sunday's rematch. Another update on the 34-year-old forward should be released prior to puck drop against the Hawks.
Helm (COVID-19 protocols) had two hits in 9:22 during Friday's 4-1 loss to the Blackhawks.
The veteran forward's 13 shifts were the lowest among all Red Wings skaters. Helm should give the Red Wings a boost in penalty killing and physicality, as he had 88 hits in 68 contests last year. Most fantasy managers can pass on the 34-year-old, as Helm likely won't play above the third line in 2020-21.
Helm (COVID-19 protocol) will make his season debut in Friday's game versus the Blackhawks.
Helm is expected to handle a bottom-six role in his season debut Friday. The 34-year-old played 68 games last year and accrued nine goals and seven assists.
Helm cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols and was activated from the non-roster list Friday.
Helm could play in Friday's game against the Blackhawks. With Filip Zadina (COVID-19 protocols) out, Helm could handle a major role in the top six if he's indeed in the lineup, but there's been no confirmation of what line he'll play on Friday.
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|05/02||vs TB||L 1-2||0||0||0||0||14:29|
|05/01||vs TB||W 1-0 (SO)||0||0||0||0||13:06|
|04/29||@ CAR||L 1-3||0||0||0||-1||16:38|
|04/27||@ CLB||L 0-1 (SO)||0||0||0||0||12:14|
|04/24||vs DAL||L 1-2 (OT)||0||0||0||0||15:19|
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