By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2011-12 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on center Darren Helm.
Skated in his 200th career game on Nov. 23 in a game against Calgary. He delivered three hits and blocked a shot in the Wings’ 5-3 victory.
Set a new career-high by recording three points (one goal, two assists) in a single game against Vancouver on Feb. 23. He also had a two point game (two assists) in an 8-2 victory over Los Angeles on Dec. 17.
Had a season-high six hits on Jan. 23 vs. St. Louis. Appearing in only 68 games this season, the 5-foot-1 center finished with 97 total hits, fifth highest on the team.
His shooting percentage at the end of the season, up from .068 in 2010-11 and .067 in 2009-10. Out of 124 shots on goal this season, he recorded nine goals, eight of which he scored at Joe Louis Arena.
Number of points he had during the 2011-12 season (nine goals, 17 assists), which marks the third consecutive year that he has finished a season with 24 or more points.
Among Detroit players who played in 60 or more games this season, he was the least penalized skater, receiving only 12 penalty minutes in 68 games played.