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Sharks Acquire 2016 Fourth-Round Draft Pick in Exchange for James Sheppard

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has acquired a fourth-round draft selection in the 2016 NHL Draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward James Sheppard.

Sheppard, 26, has recorded 16 points (five goals, 11 assists) and 28 penalty minutes in 57 games with San Jose this season. He has played in 380 career NHL games, collecting 89 points (21 goals, 68 assists), and was originally selected by Minnesota in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft.

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