Darren Helm has climbed a very tall mountain to get back to the NHL. In the last 18 months he has played in one competitive NHL contest. A range of injuries and setbacks have come his way, but now nearly a year and a half later through all these injuries, Darren Helm will soon be back to being a full time and healthy NHLer.
The Boston Bruins’ breakup day came approximately six weeks earlier than it did the season before. During the day’s interviews and meetings, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli indicated that while he didn’t foresee any major changes, he would like to “add some pieces.” The Bruins will need bottom-six players with one or two to have the potential to move into the top-six group, if necessary. With the current situation as is for the Bruins, here’s a look at five free agent forwards that the Bruins should target.