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Bryan Helmer

Bryan Helmer  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: July 15, 1972
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 208
Shoots: Right
AHL First All-Star Team (1998) AHL Second All-Star Team (2006) Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (AHL Sportsmanship) (2011) Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 10, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 17, 1998. Claimed on waivers by St. Louis from Phoenix, December 19, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, August 21, 2000. Traded to Phoenix by Vancouver for Martin Grenier, July 25, 2003. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to shoulder injury in training camp, September 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 19, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Washington, November 28, 2008. Signed to a professional tryout (PTO) contract by Oklahoma City (AHL), January 7, 2011. Officially announced his retirement, July 22, 2013.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares