1:14 AM EDT, Sat March 28, 2015

Stars lose David Schlemko on waivers to Calgary after just five games

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John WoodsWinnipeg Jets Adam Lowry (17) cant get the shot away on Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen (32) as David Schlemko (28) defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on …
Defending Big D Mar 1, 2015

2015 NHL Trade Deadline: Dallas Stars Lose David Schlemko As Trade Deadline Nears

The Dallas Stars exposed defenseman David Schlemko to waivers. The Calgary Flames snatched him up. David Schlemko's tenure with the Dallas Stars has come to a close. The Stars placed him on waivers yesterday after a very brief stay. Schlemko got in five games while a Star and was unable to register a point. The diminutive Schlemko had more downs than ups and defensively he struggled mightily. The Stars now have some decisions to make. The move leaves the Stars with six defensemen on the NHL roster, but they do have options. The prime option is a recall of Patrik Nemeth from the Texas Stars....

Flames claim David Schlemko off waivers, place Mark Giordano on injury reserve

The Flames have lost their best player, and while their waiver claim isn't even close to an adequate replacement, he'll still help out the rather lacking defensive depth. The Calgary Flames have finally addressed their defensive depth, and it didn't cost them anything to do so. They have claimed David Schlemko, formerly of the Dallas Stars and before that, the Arizona Coyotes, off of waivers. The Flames are the 27-year-old's third organization this season. This is after the team put Mark Giordano on injury reserve following the Flames' 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils back on Feb....

Tim Erixon and David Schlemko on Waivers - Free Defense?

There's no question that the Calgary Flames find themselves rather short on the blue line.  The team was already slim before this season and the signing of Deryk Engelland has kind of flamed out (see what I did there?).  He played 11 minutes on the second pairing last night and has been putting up rather poor performances over the course of the entire season.  He's due too much money over the course of the next three seasons, too.  This is not good. The other problem for the Flames is that there's not exactly a litany of depth on the team or down on the farm.  They have a 31-year-old...

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