David Schlemko

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David Schlemko
David Schlemko.jpg
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
Former teams
Calgary Flames
Arizona Coyotes
Dallas Stars
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 Calgary Flames 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).

In the 2014–15 season, on January 3, 2015, he was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Stars.[3] Schlemko played in 5 scoreless games with the Stars as a reserve defenseman before he was again placed and claimed off waivers by the Calgary Flames on March 1, 2015.[4]

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
2014–15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 20 1 3 4 4
2014–15 Portland Pirates AHL 2 1 3 4 0
2014–15 Dallas Stars NHL 0 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 212 9 41 50 76 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. 
  3. ^ "Dallas Stars claim defenseman David Schlemko off Waivers". Dallas Stars. 2015-01-03. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  4. ^ "Flames trade Glencross to Capitals, claim Schlemko". Yahoo! Sports. 2015-03-01. Retrieved 2015-03-01. 

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