SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forward James Sheppard (@JimmySheppard15) from the Worcester Sharks. Sheppard was assigned to Worcester on Oct. 17 on a conditioning assignment.
Last season, Sheppard played 67 games in San Jose, registering 20 points (4-16=20), a plus-three rating, and 35 penalty minutes.
The six-foot-one, 215-pound native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was acquired from Minnesota via trade on Aug. 7, 2011. He was originally selected by Minnesota in the 2006 NHL Draft (1st round, 9th overall).