Detroit News "Coach Mike Babcock acknowledged this morning after a vigorous practice that Darren Helm, an important component of the Red Wing's front end, centering the third line and killing penalties, is unlikely to play this season. "Well, he's not going to play hockey, this year, I don't think," said..." April 09
Michigan Live "Just as Detroit Red Wings center Darren Helm appeared on the verge of returning to action, he had another setback on Monday. Helm left the ice after 10 minutes during an optional practice at City I.C.E., with what he called a “minor setback'' in his effort to return from a back injury (slightly..." March 18
Detroit Free Press "Darren Helm is on the Red Wings' horizon. General manager Ken Holland said Wednesday before a 5-2 loss to the Flames at the Saddledome that barring any setbacks, Darren Helm could return as early next Wednesday, when the Wings host the Minnesota Wild. Helm has played only one game this..." March 14
Michigan Live "It's going to be at least another week or two until Darren Helm is healthy enough to return to the Detroit Red Wings lineup. Heck, it might be even longer. Back injuries can be tricky. But after battling injuries for almost a year now, things might finally be looking up for Helm. He not only..." March 13
Detroit Free Press "Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said forward Darren Helm will go to New York today to see "a rehab specialist." Helm has been out since Jan. 25 with back pain. He missed the first three games of the season, came back to play one game and then left practice early the following day and..." February 25
Detroit News "The days are becoming reminiscent of the movie "Groundhog Day" for forward Darren Helm. Since Helm skated off the ice during a Jan. 26 practice because of lingering back pain, it's been pretty much the same each day. "I come in for treatment and then I go home to sleep," said Helm, who has..." February 18
Wings on ice for practice. Franzen not skating. Bertuzzi and Helm also not on ice, neither due back anytime soon.
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings got some good news on center Darren Helm after his visit to a back specialist. "They ruled out everything bad," general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press. "It's a small strain or tear in a lower back ligament. He got an injection, said he felt better right..." February 07