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David Schlemko | Defenseman | #21

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 189
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Updating a previous item, David Schlemko is out of Saturday's game because of an undisclosed injury.
Schlemko had one goal and four assists in 37 games with the Canadiens this season. He will be replaced by Jordie Benn. Apr 7 - 7:17 PM

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David Schlemko will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Schlemko played in Montreal's previous two games, but he'll sit tonight. It's been a season to forget for the veteran blue liner. He has one goal and four assists in 37 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 7 - 7:05 PM

David Schlemko was a healthy scratch Sunday.

Schlemko missed 12 games with an upper-body injury before returning to the lineup on Saturday. Mike Reilly played against New Jersey instead.
Apr 2 - 10:04 AM

David Schlemko (upper body) will play in Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Schlemko has missed each of the Canadiens' last 12 contests. He has one goal and three assists in 34 games this season. The 30-year-old doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy format.
Mar 31 - 11:56 AM

David Schlemko will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Between injuries and poor play, it's been a season to forget for the veteran. He has one goal, three assists and a plus-4 rating in 34 games this season. Phillip Danault (neck) will also be forced to miss the game.
Mar 8 - 7:17 PM

David Schlemko will sit out Tuesday's game because of an upper-body injury.

Schlemko has one goal and three assists in 34 outings with the Canadiens this year. Rinat Valiev will be in the lineup against the Devils in Schlemko's place.
Mar 6 - 1:04 PM

David Schlemko is expected to be a healthy scratch Saturday night.

It will be Schlemko's second straight game in the press box. He has a goal and three points in 31 contests this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 24 - 7:06 PM

David Schlemko is expected to be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the New York Rangers.

The veteran will be coming out of the lineup so that youngster Noah Juulsen can make his NHL debut. Schlemko hasn't been very good this year. He has one goal and three points in 31 games this season. Daniel Carr and Jacob de la Rose are also going to watch from the press box.
Feb 22 - 7:13 PM

David Schlemko will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Schlemko has had a rough first season in Montreal. He's dealt with injuries and poor on-ice play. Schlemko has no goals and two assists in 23 games this season. Logan Shaw will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 1 - 6:59 PM

David Schlemko will be in the Montreal lineup Saturday.

Schlemko has missed the last two games with a virus but will be in the lineup Saturday when the Habs face Florida. He has only one assist in 11 games but is a plus-seven for a mediocre Montreal squad.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 06:51:00 PM

David Schlemko (flu) did not travel with the team ahead of Wednesday's game versus Carolina.

Schlemko, who has skated in 11 games with Montreal since he made his season debut in late November, won't play Wednesday night. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 10:26:00 AM

David Schlemko has fit in nicely with the Montreal Canadiens.

A lengthy hand injury sidelined him for the first 25 games of the season, but he's looked good in his first two games with Montreal. Even though he has no points in two contests, Schlemko has moved the puck efficiently. He also has a plus-2 rating so far this season.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 09:46:00 AM

David Schlemko will draw into the Canadiens' lineup on Wednesday.

This will be the 30-year-old blueliner's first game with Montreal. He missed the start of the season due to a hand injury and got back into game shape by participating in a three-game AHL conditioning stint. He scored two goals and 18 points in 62 games with San Jose in 2016-17. Victor Mete will be a healthy scratch as a result.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 06:22:00 PM

David Schlemko won't make his Montreal debut on Monday night.

Schlemko is expected to play at some point this week, though. He started the year on the sidelines with a hand injury, but he is healthy now and ready to get into the lineup.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 05:05:00 PM

David Schlemko was back with the Canadiens at Sunday's practice.

Schlemko recently had a two-game conditioning stint with the AHL's Laval Rocket and could finally make his season debut with Montreal on Monday night. "I'd like to play, but we're a quarter of the way into the season. If they think I need a little more work, then that's what I'll do," said Schlemko. "I'm just excited to be close to playing again." Coach Claude Julien won't make a decision until after the morning skate or closer to game time.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 03:21:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Drouin
2Phillip Danault
3Jacob De La Rose
4Byron Froese
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Paul Byron
4Charles Hudon
5Daniel Carr
6Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Andrew Shaw
3Artturi Lehkonen
4Logan Shaw
5Ales Hemsky
6Nikita Scherbak
D1Shea Weber
2Jeff Petry
3Jordie Benn
4Karl Alzner
5David Schlemko
6Mike Reilly
7Noah Juulsen
8Victor Mete
G1Carey Price
2Antti Niemi