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Sami Helenius

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'5" / 196 cm
  • Weight
    231 lbs / 105 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A large defenseman with an aggressive style of playing. Good in front of his own goal. Plays tough and is always ready for a fight. (Matias Strozyk)

Sons: Sasu Helenius, Samuel Helenius

Team Staff profile of Sami Helenius also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 0 | Relegation 2 0 0 0 6
1991-92 Jokerit U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 13 4 4 8 24 | Qualification 14 3 3 6 24
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 0 0 0 22 |
1992-93 Jokerit U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 3 2 2 4 4 | Qualification 13 2 3 5 18
Jokerit Liiga 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Vantaa HT I-divisioona 21 2 3 5 50 0 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 6 -1 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 0 1 1 18 |
1993-94 Reipas Lahti U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 1 1 0 1 2 | Qualification 11 3 4 7 48
Reipas Lahti Liiga 37 2 3 5 46 -37 | Relegation 6 0 0 0 16 2
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0 0 0 8 |
1994-95 Saint John Flames AHL 69 2 5 7 217 -3 |
1995-96 Saint John Flames AHL 68 0 3 3 231 -5 | Playoffs 10 0 0 0 9 0
1996-97 Calgary Flames NHL 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Saint John Flames AHL 72 5 10 15 218 -8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -2
1997-98 Saint John Flames AHL 63 1 2 3 185 7 |
Las Vegas Thunder IHL 10 0 1 1 19 -5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 25 -2
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 4 0 0 0 8 -2 |
Chicago Wolves IHL 4 0 0 0 11 1 |
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 4 1 0 1 15 -3 |
Las Vegas Thunder IHL 42 2 3 5 193 -6 |
Hershey Bears AHL 8 0 0 0 29 -4 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 16 3
1999-00 Colorado Avalanche NHL 33 0 0 0 46 -5 |
Hershey Bears AHL 12 0 1 1 31 -1 | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 40 2
2000-01 Dallas Stars NHL 57 1 2 3 99 1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Dallas Stars NHL 39 0 0 0 58 -4 |
2002-03 Dallas Stars NHL 5 0 0 0 6 1 |
Utah Grizzlies AHL 4 0 0 0 14 0 |
Chicago Blackhawks NHL 10 0 1 1 28 3 |
Finland WC 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2003-04 Jokerit “C” Liiga 55 0 1 1 103 -7 |
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 4 |
2004-05 Ilves Liiga 53 0 0 0 162 0 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 4 0
2005-06 Pelicans Liiga 53 1 3 4 151 -2 |
2006-07 Pelicans Liiga 53 1 0 1 126 -1 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -1
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 6 0 |
2007-08 Jokerit Liiga 49 1 6 7 198 9 | Playoffs 13 0 0 0 29 0
2008-09 Jokerit Liiga 45 0 0 0 76 -3 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 0
2009-10 Jokerit Liiga 14 0 0 0 20 -4 |
Pelicans Liiga 34 0 2 2 172 -6 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Jokerit Spengler Cup 3 0 0 0 4 -4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2010-11 HCK Suomi-sarja Player-Coach
2012-13 Jokerit U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2013-14 Estonia U18 WJC-18 D2B Head Coach
Estonia U20 WJC-20 D2A Head Coach
2014-15 Jokerit U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Asst. Coach
Estonia U20 WJC-20 D2A Head Coach
2015-16 KJT-Haukat U17 Jr. B2 SM-sarja Head Coach
2016-17 KJT-Haukat U18 Jr. B Suomi-sarja Head Coach
Haukat II-divisioona Head Coach Replaced Kimmo Jeskanen on January 5
2017-18 Haukat Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2018-19 Haukat Suomi-sarja Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 296 8 21 29 0.10 925 -14 | 26 0 0 0 0.00 65 3
EHT 6 0 0 0 0.00 10 0 |
EJC-18 6 0 0 0 0.00 22 |
I-divisioona 21 2 3 5 0.24 50 0 |
IHL 56 2 4 6 0.11 223 -10 | 4 0 0 0 0.00 25 -2
International-Jr 22 0 1 1 0.05 26 0 |
Jr. A I-divisioona 17 7 6 13 0.76 30 | 38 8 10 18 0.47 90
Jr. A SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 0
Liiga 394 5 15 20 0.05 1054 -51 | 34 0 2 2 0.06 53 1
NHL 155 2 4 6 0.04 260 -8 | 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
Spengler Cup 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -4 |
WC 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
WJC-20 7 0 1 1 0.14 6 -1 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/04/2010
08/04/2010 Confirmed Pelicans HCK
11/13/2009
11/13/2009 Confirmed Jokerit Pelicans
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Pelicans

Cult/Star player for Saint John Flames

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