David Schlemko

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David Schlemko
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Born (1987-05-07) May 7, 1987 (age 27)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team Arizona Coyotes
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

David Schlemko (born May 7, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Schlemko played junior hockey for the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League from 2004 until 2007. He was a member of the Tigers' WHL championship team in 2007. Undrafted, Schlemko was signed as a free agent on July 19, 2007, by the Coyotes to a three-year entry level contract and was assigned to the Central Hockey League's Arizona Sundogs.[1] In 2008, Schlemko was assigned to the San Antonio Rampage. He made his NHL debut with the Coyotes during the 2008–09 season, playing a total of 3 games scoring 1 assist. His first career NHL goal was scored on November 14, 2009, against Marty Turco of the Dallas Stars.[2]

During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, he played 14 games on the Arizona Sundogs of the Central Hockey League (CHL).

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 65 5 24 29 23 13 0 3 3 10
2005–06 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 69 9 35 44 44 13 2 5 7 15
2006–07 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 64 8 50 58 78 23 3 13 16 12
2007–08 Arizona Sundogs CHL 58 10 29 39 24 14 3 5 8 6
2007–08 San Antonio Rampage AHL 1 0 0 0 4
2008–09 San Antonio Rampage AHL 68 7 22 29 20
2008–09 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 3 0 1 1 0
2009–10 San Antonio Rampage AHL 55 5 26 31 30
2009–10 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 17 1 4 5 8
2010–11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 43 4 10 14 24 4 1 0 1 4
2010–11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 3 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 46 1 10 11 10 5 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Arizona Sundogs CHL 14 3 7 10 4
2012–13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 30 1 5 6 12
2013–14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 48 1 8 9 18
NHL totals 187 8 38 46 72 9 1 0 1 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coyotes sign Schlemko to contract". Phoenix Coyotes. 2007-07-19. Retrieved 2011-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Tippet wins in return to Dallas". CBS Sports. 2009-11-14. Retrieved 2011-04-17. 

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