April 16, 2012
Helm not happy about missing playoffs
By QMI AGENCY
Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm isn't too happy about missing the rest of the NHL playoffs.
Helm had surgery on his right arm after being slashed by a skate blade of Nashville's Alex Radulov in Game 1 of their first-round series. It was his first game back after missing the last 10 games of the regular season with a sprained knee.
"I'm not really too happy with anything that's going on right now," Helm said Monday, the first time he has talked to the media since being hurt. "I haven't really gotten over what happened. I'm still pretty angry with the situation."
Helm isn't ticked at Radulov, though. He's just angry about his recent stretch of bad luck.
"The way I tried to battle back after my knee and to come back and have this happen in the first period, it's pretty tough," he said. "Pain-wise, it still hurts a lot. I have to watch again. That's probably the worst thing of all."