Press Release – Devils Re-Sign Defenseman Seth Helgeson

Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today re-signed defenseman Seth Helgeson to a
two-year contract. The terms are as follows: two-way in 2015-16 ($575,000/$75,000),
and one-way in 2016-17 ($600,000). The announcement was made by Devils’ General
Manager Ray Shero.
Helgeson, 24, will enter his third full year with the Devils’ organization after splitting
the 2014-15 season between Albany (AHL) and New Jersey. He appeared in 49 AHL
games last season, recording 2g-10a-12pts and 58 penalty minutes. The 6-4, 215-lb.
rearguard posted two assists and 18 PIM in 22 matches with New Jersey after making
his NHL debut November 11 vs. Minnesota. Helgeson’s career totals show 3g-19a-22pts
and 160 PIM in 128 AHL games overall. He made his pro debut in 2012-13 by
appearing in four games with Albany upon the completion of his collegiate career. The
native of Faribault, MN played four seasons with the University of Minnesota (WCHA),
where he was named to the league’s 2012 and 2013 All-Academic Team. His Golden
Gophers’ totals show 7g-20a-27pts and 222 PIM in 150 appearances, including the 2012
NCAA Frozen Four and 2013 NCAA West Regional. Born October 8, 1990, he
represented the United States at the 2007 and 2008 World Junior A Challenge, winning
the Gold Medal his second year. He spent two seasons (2007-08 & 2008-09) with Sioux
City (USHL), and participated in the league’s 2009 All-Star Game. Helgeson was New
Jersey’s fourth choice and 114th overall selection in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

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