BY THE NUMBERS: Darren Helm
By The Numbers highlights the Detroit Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2009-10 season. Each week, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on forward Darren Helm.
Shorthanded goals, which led the Red Wings by two, and ranking him fifth among the league leaders.
Multi-goal games last season, scoring twice against Colorado (Dec. 31) and Nashville (March 5). Three of the four goals were short-handed, including two in the Wings' 4-2 win over the Avalanche.
To lead all Red Wings' forwards in the hit category. Helm trailed defenseman Brad Stuart by 18 for the overall team lead.
His plus/minus rating in Red Wings' wins last season. In contrast, Helm was a minus-10 in Red Wings' losses.
Out of his total 24 points were scored against Western Conference opponents, while 18 of those 21 points were scored outside of the Central Division.
Scored his first career regular-season goal on October 29, 2009 against the Edmonton Oilers in a 5-6 shootout loss at Rexall Place.