Lars Helminen

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Lars Helminen
Born (1985-01-01) January 1, 1985 (age 32)
Brighton, Michigan
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Right
Played for JYP (SM-liiga)
Linz EHC (EBEL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–2009

Lars Helminen (born January 1, 1985) is an American former professional ice hockey player who played in the ECHL, SM-Liiga, and Austrian Hockey League.[1] His brother, Dwight, played parts of two seasons in the National Hockey League.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Lars played for the Compuware Ambassadors in the NAHL during the 2002-03 season. He went on from there to play four years at Michigan Tech. After his senior year, he went straight to the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL for the end of the 2006–07 season.

Lars spent the 2007-08 season in Finland, playing for JYP in the SM-liiga, along with his brother Dwight. Lars then moved to the EBEL playing with Linz EHC.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 49 6 29 34 55
2003–04 Michigan Tech WCHA 38 2 8 10 43
2004–05 Michigan Tech WCHA 37 8 24 32 42
2005–06 Michigan Tech WCHA 38 2 17 19 39
2006–07 Michigan Tech WCHA 40 2 19 21 32
2006–07 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 3 0 0 0 0 22 3 13 16 18
2007–08 JYP SM-l 43 9 7 16 8 6 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Linz EHC EBEL 45 1 11 12 26
SM-l Totals 43 9 7 16 8 6 0 0 0 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 2004–05

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