MIDTERMS: Jeremy Helvig (Kingston Frontenacs, Ontario Hockey League)

MIDTERMS: Jeremy Helvig (Kingston Frontenacs, Ontario Hockey League)

Jeremy Helvig 2016-17 season capsule Jeremy Helvig was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes as an overage player in the fifth round of the 2016 NHL draft. The 6-4 goalie with NHL size went undrafted after a challenging 2014-15 season but impressed with a surge in the second half of the 2015-16 season. Helvig has been a consistent work horse for Kingston during the 2016-17 season, though his numbers have dipped a bit. After closing out the 2015-16 season strong with a stellar 2.13 goals against average and .929 save percentage, in 2016-17 he sports a .907 save percentage and 2.72 goals against average heading into the OHL playoffs.   Interview on Jeremy Helvig with Peter Harling from Dobber Prospects Peter Harling (Twitter=@pharling) is the Managing Editor for DobberProspects . He has been a contributor to McKeens hockey, Today’s Slapshot, The Hockey Writers and more.   Canes and Coffee: How would you summarize and describe Jeremy Helvig’s play in 2016-17 thus far? Peter Harling: Helvig has been a workhorse for the Frontenacs in his post draft season as the incumbent starting goalie.He has been very consistent all season long and provided the Fronts with steady, solid goaltending. Canes and Coffee: Comparing Jeremy Helvig from the 2015-16 season to the current season, is there anything that jumps out at you as significantly improved or different? Peter Harling: The biggest difference between last year and this is the fact he has played much more, and carried the load well. Last year Helvig shared time with Lucas Peressini who started the year as the Fronts starter and defending OHL goalie of the year....
Profile and reading list for Jeremy Helvig — Hurricanes 2016 5th round draft pick

Profile and reading list for Jeremy Helvig — Hurricanes 2016 5th round draft pick

Click HERE to go to the menu for all of the Hurricanes 2016 draftees.   Profile for Jeremy Helvig Jeremy Helvig was the Hurricanes fifth-round selection in the 2016 NHL draft. Helvig played goalie for the Kingston Frontenacs in the Ontario Hockey League for the 2015-16 season. At 6 foot 4 inches tall and 202 pounds, Helvig has size similar to other ‘new NHL’ goalies. He is a draft re-entry player whose stock rose when he rebounded from a rough first year in the OHL in 2014-15 and played increasingly better as the 2015-16 season wore on. He won the OHL Eastern Conference’s Most Improved player award during the 2015-16 season. Reading list of external articles about Jeremy Helvig Neate Sager from Sportsnet discussed Helvig’s evolving role with Kingston in the 2015-16 season. Doug Graham from Helvig’s hometown newspaper the Kingston Whig-Standard also wrote about Helvig’s improving 2015-16 season back in January. Doug Graham from the Kingston Whig-Standard wrote about Helvig’s rising stock just before the NHL draft. Finally, Doug Graham from the Kingston Whig-Standard then followed up with this article after Helvig was drafted by the Hurricanes. Brock Otten from OHL Prospects offered a short profile for Helvig in his article profiling overage OHL prospects for the 2016 NHL draft.   See him on PNC Arena ice in a Hurricanes uniform for the first time this week on Wednesday and Thursday at 5:30pm for practices and Saturday at 12pm for the Hurricanes prospect camp scrimmage. Parking and admission are free; concessions are available but not free.   Go...