NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Veteran defenceman Scott Hannan is returning to San Jose.
The Nashville Predators have dealt Hannan to the Sharks for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Hannan has one assist in 29 games this season.
The 34-year-old Richmond, B.C., native spent parts of eight seasons with San Jose.
Hannan has 198 points (33 goals, 165 assists) in 937 career NHL regular-season games.
The seventh-round pick would change to a sixth-round selection if Hannan appears in the playoffs.