San Jose Sharks

James Sheppard
current status: Knee injury, day-to-day
Birth Date:April 25, 1988 (26 years old)
Place of Birth:Halifax, N.S.
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Minnesota in 2006 (1/9).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Minnesota in 2011.
Scouting Report
Assets: Has good size and reach. Can line up either at center or wing. Displays the ability to excel in all three zones and provide leadership at lower levels.
Flaws: Injuries have stunted his NHL development. Is woefully inconsistent in the offensive zone and can take shifts off. Doesn't use his 6-1 frame enough.
Career Potential: Versatile forward with a little upside, when healthy.

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