Kenton Helgesen

#57LW,
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 194
Born:
Birth Place: Fairview, Alberta
Draft: 2012 7th round (187th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Morning Skate: Blackhawks get band back together
    CSNNE.com

    Morning Skate: Blackhawks get band back together

    It’s a slow period for hockey right now, so the NHL Network is doing a tremendously solid thing by recapping each of the 31 teams' situations after the expansion, draft and free agency periods altered many rosters. MORE What's left out there in free agency for Bruins?  This week, the NHL Network turned its TV eyes to the Bruins and pointed to their right-shot heavy stable of defensemen as the clear strength of the team. That perception is quite the 180-degree turn from just a couple of years ago when the B’s were bereft of top-four defensemen on the back end after shipping out Johnny Boychuk and Dougie Hamilton. This was further compounded by No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara approaching 40, and,

  • What Brandon Saad Provides the Blackhawks
    The Hockey Writers

    What Brandon Saad Provides the Blackhawks

    It was a big decision. It was a controversial decision. It was a risky decision.  But for better or for worse, Chicago Blackhawks’ general manager Stan Bowman decided it was worth it to give up Artemi Panarin in favor of Brandon Saad. On June 23, Saad was brought back to the Blackhawks, and Panarin became a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets. I’m sure this shakeup was made for a number of reasons. A first-round playoff sweep to the Nashville Predators certainly had a lot to do with things. The Blackhawks felt the need to make some drastic changes to their roster. Yet they were limited in their options, as many of their core players have no-movement clauses built into hefty contracts. This left

  • NHL: Ottawa Senators sign former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya
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    NHL: Ottawa Senators sign former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya

    The Ottawa Senators signed defenseman Johnny Oduya to a one-year, $1 million contract, the team announced Monday. The contract contains bonuses that could push its value to $2.25 million. Oduya could earn an additional $250,000 bonus for each of the following: top five in ice time among defensemen, top three in ice time among defensemen, play in at least 41 games, play in at least 65 games and qualify for the playoffs. A two-time Stanley Cup champion with Chicago, Oduya recorded two goals and seven assists in 52 games last season with the Dallas Stars and the Blackhawks. The 35-year-old Swede scored a goal and set up six others while averaging 18:10 of ice time in 37 games with the Stars before