Dwight Helminen

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Helminen is a smart center with a strong all-around game. Has good puck-handling ability and hard wrist shot. Creates room for his linemates offensively. Isn't a big or physical player, though. Sometimes hang on to the puck for too long and do too much by himself.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Brother: Lars Helminen
Cousins: John Kivisto, Kurt Kivisto

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 32 9 7 16 - |
1999-00 USNTDP Juniors USHL 30 5 7 12 10 |
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 30 7 10 17 8 |
USA U17 WHC-17 6 0 2 2 - |
2000-01 USNTDP Juniors USHL 24 12 7 19 8 |
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 1 0 1 1 2 |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 42 9 36 45 20 |
USA U18 WJC-18 6 3 5 8 0 4 |
2001-02 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 40 10 8 18 10 0 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 0 1 2 -2 |
2002-03 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 39 17 16 33 34 14 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 3 4 2 3 |
2003-04 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 41 17 11 28 4 9 |
2004-05 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 41 2 7 9 10 -4 |
Charlotte Checkers ECHL 28 5 16 21 10 9 | Playoffs 15 7 3 10 2
2005-06 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 77 32 23 55 40 23 | Playoffs 13 3 5 8 10 -10
2006-07 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 80 15 24 39 32 3 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 2 -1
2007-08 JYP Liiga 52 20 25 45 10 9 | Playoffs 6 3 3 6 0 -2
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 23 1 1 2 0 -2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Albany River Rats AHL 54 15 15 30 26 -7 |
2009-10 San Jose Sharks NHL 4 1 0 1 0 -1 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 4 0
Worcester Sharks AHL 74 12 10 22 16 -20 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Pelicans “A” Liiga 60 12 16 28 40 -20 | Relegation 4 3 0 3 0
2011-12 Piráti Chomutov Czech2 24 4 14 18 6 8 |
Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 20 7 11 18 6 -4 | Playoffs 14 5 7 12 2 -7
2012-13 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 326 76 79 155 0.48 124 -5 | 22 4 6 10 0.45 12 -11
Czech2 24 4 14 18 0.75 6 8 |
ECHL 51 12 28 40 0.78 18 5 | 29 12 10 22 0.76 4 -7
Liiga 112 32 41 73 0.65 50 -11 | 10 6 3 9 0.90 0 -2
NAHL 63 16 18 34 0.54 10 0 |
NCAA 120 44 35 79 0.66 48 23 |
NHL 27 2 1 3 0.11 0 -3 | 8 1 0 1 0.13 4 0
USDP 42 9 36 45 1.07 20 0 |
USHL 54 17 14 31 0.57 18 0 |
WHC-17 6 0 2 2 0.33 0 0 |
WJC-18 6 3 5 8 1.33 0 4 |
WJC-20 14 2 3 5 0.36 4 1 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/07/2013
02/07/2013 Confirmed Kalamazoo Wings Unknown
01/15/2013
01/15/2013 Confirmed No team Kalamazoo Wings
02/07/2012
02/07/2012 Confirmed Pirati Chomutov Kalamazoo Wings
07/20/2011
07/20/2011 Confirmed Pelicans Pirati Chomutov
06/21/2010
06/21/2010 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Pelicans
07/17/2009
07/17/2009 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes San Jose Sharks
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for JYP

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