Drew Helleson

Colorado Avalanche

  • 2019-Present


Drew Helleson was born in 2001 and grew up in Farmington, MN. He graduated from Breakaway Academy in 2015. After attending Breakaway Academy, he went on to play high school hockey for Shattuck St. Mary’s. While playing for Shattuck St. Mary’s, he was also a part of the USA National Team Development Program for two years. He played on the USA NTDP Juniors team from 2017-2019. In 2019, Helleson was drafted into the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche as a second-round draft pick. After graduating high school in 2019, Helleson went to play Division I college hockey at Boston College, where he is currently playing.

Helleson’s Notable Achievements: All American Prospects Game, 19/20 NCAA (East) Regular Season Champion, World Junior Gold 2021, NCAA Second All-American Team, 2021 NCAA Best Defensive Defenseman, 2021 NCAA First All-Star Team, 20/21 NCAA Regular Season Champion, U20 WJC Most Goals by Defenseman (2 times)