19 Braden Hellems
19 - Braden Hellems
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Thomas, Ontario
Position: RD
Team: Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL)
gp 28
p 27
g 11
a 16
pim 32
+/- +14

Entering the Season: Chose Adrian College because of the campus size to match the small town he comes from, making the "transition extremely easy"...shoots right.

2017-18 (Junior Year):

  • American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-America Scholar.
  • Named to the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association academic squad for a second time.
  • Had breakout campaign that included 5+16=21 scoring totals for second offensively among AC blueliners.
  • Tied for the team lead with a career-best 96 shots on goal, which also led Bulldogs d-men.
  • Notched a plus-22 rating.

2016-17 (Sophomore Year):

  • Academic All-NCHA.
  • Scored first career goal on Jan. 6 versus Aurora.
  • Recorded two assists, five shots and a plus-2 in a 6-3 triumph over Marian (Wis.) on Nov. 12.
  • Had 20 shots on the season and a plus-5.

2015-16 (Freshman Year):

  • Recorded three assists in six contests.
  • Made his Black and Gold debut on Oct. 31 at Milwaukee School of Engineering, leading all student-athletes with six shots for a career best.
  • Registered his first career point in a 9-1 victory over Finlandia (Dec. 5); also earned a plus-2 rating and four shots in that game.
  • Finished the season with a plus-5 and 20 shots on goal.

The Biggest Influence during my Time as an Athlete and Why?: "My grandparents and hockey coaches because even when I thought it was impossible they were supporting me and pushing me to strive for the best."

Before Adrian College:

  • Skated for the Trenton Golden Hawks.
  • Named a 2014-15 Ontario Junior Hockey League Second Team All-Star.
  • Graduated from Parkside Collegiate Institute, located in St. Thomas, Ontario, in 2012.

Personal:

  • Full name is Braden Nickolas Kincaid Hellems.
  • Nickname is Helly.
  • Son of Joanne Hibbert.
  • Born on July 22, 1994 in St. Thomas Ontario.
  • Coaches youth hockey.
  • Favorites: sports team--NHL's Calgary Flames; athlete--Jarome Iginla; TV show--Criminal Minds; movie--Into The Wild; writer/author--Gary Paulsen; book--Brian's Winter; musician-- Keith Urban; food--stir-fry.
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, cycling.
  • Wants to be a police officer or Border Patrol Agent after graduation.
  • Athletic goal is to play hockey for as long as he can.
  • Majoring in criminal justice and pursuing minor in business administration.
Recent Games
Feb 8 at Concordia Wisconsin W, 5-3
Feb 9 at MSOE W, 1-0
Feb 15 MSOE L, 3-1
Feb 16 MSOE W, 7-1
Feb 23 Lake Forest W, 5-1
Mar 2 at St. Norbert L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 17
Points 27 17
Goals 11 7
Assists 16 10
PIM 32 14
+/- +14 +5
Power-play goals 8 5
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 22 12
Game-winning goals 3 2
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 105 69
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 13 at Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Adrian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Utica W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 27 at Utica W, 3-2 - 0 2 2 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 2 Lawrence W, 7-0 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 3 Marian (Wis.) L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 9 Finlandia W, 5-1 1 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 8
Nov 10 St. Norbert W, 4-3 1 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 Trine W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Trine W, 7-5 1 1 0 1 2 -1 1 0 0 1 0 8
Nov 23 at Norwich L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 24 vs. Plattsburgh W, 5-2 1 0 1 1 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 30 at St. Scholastica L, 5-3 1 0 2 2 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 at Northland T, 1-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 7 Salve Regina W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 8 Salve Regina W, 6-3 1 2 1 3 0 +2 2 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 30 SUNY Canton L, 6-4 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 8 at USNTDP U-18 L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Lake Forest L, 6-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 12 at Aurora W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 18 MSOE W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 19 Concordia Wisconsin W, 5-3 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 25 at St. Norbert L, 7-0 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 at Finlandia W, 5-3 - 1 0 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 1 Lake Forest W, 6-3 1 2 0 2 4 +0 2 0 0 1 0 6
Feb 2 Aurora W, 3-1 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 8 at Concordia Wisconsin W, 5-3 - 1 1 2 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 9 at MSOE W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Feb 15 MSOE L, 3-1 1 1 0 1 2 -1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 16 MSOE W, 7-1 1 1 1 2 0 +3 0 0 0 1 0 1
Feb 23 Lake Forest W, 5-1 1 0 1 1 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 8
Mar 2 at St. Norbert L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 6 0 3 3 2 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
2016-17 14 2 2 4 24 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
2017-18 28 5 16 21 29 +22 2 0 0 0 0 0 96
2018-19 28 11 16 27 32 +14 8 0 0 3 0 0 105
Total 76 18 37 55 87 +46 10 0 0 3 0 0 241
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 28 11 16 27 32 +14 8 0 0 3 0 0 105
Conference 17 7 10 17 14 +5 5 0 0 2 0 0 69
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 14 8 7 15 16 +14 6 0 0 2 0 0 60
Away 13 3 8 11 14 -3 2 0 0 1 0 0 43
Neutral 1 0 1 1 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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Wins 19 10 13 23 24 +19 7 0 0 3 0 0 80
Losses 8 1 2 3 8 -5 1 0 0 0 0 0 22
Ties 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
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October 2 0 2 2 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
November 8 2 5 7 6 +3 2 0 0 1 0 0 33
December 4 2 2 4 4 +2 2 0 0 0 0 0 16
January 6 1 2 3 6 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
February 7 6 5 11 10 +7 4 0 0 2 0 0 35
March 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0