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Canadiens call up David Schlemko

The defenseman had been sent down to the Rocket on Friday for a conditioning stint

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL /

BROSSARD - The Canadiens announced on Saturday morning that defenseman David Schlemko had been called up from the Laval Rocket.

Head coach Claude Julien announced after morning skate that Schlemko would not be in uniform to face the Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre on Saturday night.

The 30-year-old blue-liner suited up for the Rocket on Friday night against Binghamton, an 8-7 overtime victory in which Daniel Carr and Chris Terry each scored a hat trick.

For his part, Schlemko picked up an assist and three shots on net, finishing the night with a plus-2 differential.

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