The Avalanche have added to their depth Thursday, signing Darren Helm to a one-year, $1 million contract, according to Darren Dreger of TSN.

Helm, 34, has spent the entirety of his career with the Detroit Red Wings, winning the Stanley Cup in his rookie season in 2007-08. In 2021, Helm appeared in 47 games for Detroit, recording three goals and eight points.