Red Wings' Helm agrees to 4-year extension

Forward would have become restricted free agent on July 1

Published On: Jun 20 2012 05:22:53 PM CDT
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Forward Darren Helm has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Detroit Red Wings worth $8.5 million, the team announced Tuesday.

Helm, 25, had nine goals and 26 points in 68 games for the Wings this past season.

Helm would have become a restricted free agent July 1.