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David Schlemko | Defenseman | #5

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
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David Schlemko (lower body) is poised to return to the lineup on Monday night.
He has sat out the last eight games with a lower-body injury. "It's always frustrating when you're watching hockey," Schlemko said. "We've got the last 11 games here before the playoffs and we didn't want to rush it to the point where it becomes a nagging thing with important games coming up. Feeling good now and excited to get back tonight." Mar 20 - 4:07 PM

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David Schlemko (lower body) is still not ready to play as the Sharks take on the Ducks on Saturday.

Through 51 games this season he has posted two goals and 15 points along with 84 blocks. However he's been sidelined since March 2nd, and is still considered day-to-day.
Mar 18 - 2:50 PM

David Schlemko (lower body) hopes to be ready to play Saturday.

It sounds like he won't be available for Thursday's match against St. Louis. Schlemko has already missed six games with a lower-body injury.
Mar 15 - 3:12 PM

David Schlemko (lower body) won't be back on Tuesday night.

He is getting closer to returning to the lineup, though. Schlemko hasn't played since Mar. 2 because of a lower-body injury.
Mar 14 - 1:50 PM

David Schlemko did not practice on Friday as he has been out of the lineup since March 2 with a lower body injury.

The defenseman has only two goals and 15 points in 51 games so his absence should not be affecting you in standard leagues. Just an FYI in case you were interested.
Mar 11 - 9:58 AM

David Schlemko (lower body) won't play Thursday.

He is still day-to-day with a lower-body injury. However, there is no timetable for him to get back on the ice again.
Mar 9 - 2:02 PM

David Schlemko (lower body) won't play Sunday against the Wild.

The veteran defender has posted two goals and 15 points in 51 games this season along with 84 hits. He's considered day-to-day.
Mar 5 - 5:38 PM

David Schlemko (lower body) is questionable to play Sunday versus Minnesota.

He missed the final two periods of the Sharks' 3-1 win against Vancouver on Thursday. Schlemko will travel with the team, but if he can't play then Dylan DeMelo is ready to return.
Mar 4 - 4:24 PM

David Schlemko left San Jose's game against Vancouver on Thursday after one period with an undisclosed injury.

According to Kevin Kurz of CSN BayArea, Schlemko tried to come out for the second period but decided he couldn't go. "He tried it, which is a good sign," head coach Pete Deboer said after the game. "He had the ability to get out there and thought he might be able to come back. He didn't obviously so we'll see how he is tomorrow." The Sharks play Minnesota on Sunday night.
Mar 3 - 3:01 AM

David Schlemko provided the OTGWG as the San Jose Sharks managed a 3-2 overtime win against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

It was Schlemko's first OT game-winner in the NHL and the fourth GWG of his career. This marks his second tally and 10th point of 2016-17, breaking a seven-game pointless slump. That game featured all rare-scorers (the top scorer hit his fifth goal of the season), so Schlemko seems like an inspired choice to make the difference.
Jan 22 - 2:50 AM

After taking part in the morning skate, David Schlemko is set to play in Saturday's match with the Blues.

The veteran defender has yet to suit up since the calendar turned to 2017. However through 30 game this season he has eight points along with 22 hits and 44 blocks.
Jan 14 - 1:41 PM

David Schlemko will return to the Sharks' lineup Saturday night against the Blues.

He had missed San Jose's last five games with an upper-body injury. Schlemko practised on Friday without incident and he should be moved off the injured list prior to game time Saturday.
Jan 14 - 12:59 PM

David Schlemko (upper body) has been moved to injured reserve.

The move made it possible for the Sharks to activate Marc-Edouard Vlasic for Tuesday's game. Schlemko hasn't played since Dec. 31.
Jan 10 - 5:27 PM

David Schlemko (upper body) isn't ready to return Tuesday.

He will not travel with the team to Edmonton. That probably means he is doubtful to play Wednesday night as well. Schlemko has been out of action since Dec. 31 with an upper-body injury.
Jan 9 - 2:33 PM

David Schlemko won't play in Saturday's match with the Red Wings on Saturday.

He has eight points along with 22 hits and 44 blocks in 30 games for the Sharks this season.
Jan 7 - 8:53 PM

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C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Micheal Haley
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Tomas Hertl
3Mikkel Boedker
4Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Joonas Donskoi
4Jannik Hansen
5Barclay Goodrow
6Daniel O'Regan
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7David Schlemko
8Tim Heed
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell