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David Schlemko | Defenseman | #5

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
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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

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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

David Schlemko (upper body) will be a game-time decision against Detroit on Saturday.

Schlemko hasn't played in a week due to the ailment. He has eight points along with 22 hits and 44 blocks in 30 games for the Sharks this season.
Jan 6 - 8:17 PM

David Schlemko (upper body) probably won't play on Thursday.

Schlemko hasn't been ruled out, but he didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, which is obviously a bad sign. He's been out since Dec. 31.
Jan 5 - 11:16 AM

David Schlemko is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Schlemko missed Monday's practice as a result. If he's unavailable on Tuesday then Mirco Mueller will draw into the lineup.
Jan 2 - 5:09 PM

David Schlemko will tag in for Dylan DeMelo against the Flyers on Friday.

The veteran defender has posted a goal and eight points with 39 blocks in 28 games this season. Meanwhile the youngster DeMelo has just nine games to his credit as we head into the New Year.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 08:35:00 PM

David Schlemko scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Schlemko opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 6:50 mark of the opening period. He also picked up the primary assist on Timo Meier's first career goal just a few minutes later. Tonight was the second time this season that Schlemko put up a multi-point effort. He has one goal and seven assists in 27 games. Patrick Marleau and Melker Karlsson also found the back of the net for the Sharks.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 10:59:00 PM

David Schlemko (ankle) has declared himself good to go for Tuesday's game at Toronto.

He is officially being listed as a game-time decision, but expect him to play after missing three contests because of an ankle ailment.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 12:20:00 PM

David Schlemko's lower-body injury is related to his right ankle.

Schlemko has been sidelined for three straight games. It remains to be seen if he'll be available for Tuesday's contest.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 10:42:00 AM

David Schlemko sat for a second straight game Friday due to a lower-body injury.

However, he believes that he should be ready to play by next week. Dylan DeMelo has been filling in during Schlemko's absence.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 11:49:00 AM

David Schlemko (undisclosed) will probably miss Friday's contest.

The final decision on Schlemko's availability won't be made until Friday though. He wasn't able to play on Wednesday due to the ailment.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 05:23:00 PM

David Schlemko (undisclosed) will sit out Wednesday's match against Ottawa.

He was injured in the second period of Friday's game against Montreal. Schlemko tried to return afterward, but he only saw some shifts in the third period. He hasn't been practicing because of the ailment and will be replaced by Dylan DeMelo in the lineup.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 01:46:00 PM

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C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Ryan Carpenter
4Chris Tierney
5Micheal Haley
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Kevin Labanc
3Mikkel Boedker
4Tomas Hertl
5Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Joonas Donskoi
4Tommy Wingels
5Timo Meier
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7David Schlemko
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell