|Seth Henry Helgeson
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 pounds
Born: 10.8.90 Fairbault, Minnesota
|How he arrived: Via Entry Draft
How he left: Signed as a free agent with the New York Islanders, 7.1.17
|Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
Helgeson wasn't the type of defenseman that will light up the scoreboard for you. At the time, the Devils had enough
of those already. What he COULD do is play a very good defensive game, and especially impose his will physically,
a point that some of the other D-men in the system aren't able to do right now, and has been missing on the Devils'
backline for quite a while now.
That isn't to say that he's a slug offensively. His passing in particular, notably his outlet passing, has gotten better as
So, while on the surface, his game is a simple one, it's still an effective one. As long as he doesn't become a victim of
the numbers game, he can prove to be a compliment, actually, to the Merrills and the Larssons of the day.
With Travis Hamonic being traded to the Flames prior to the 2017 draft, he could get a chance to break through as a
regular NHLer with the Isles in the fall.
|Entry Draft: 2009 Fourth Round Pick (114th overall) by the
New Jersey Devils