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James Sheppard

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: April 25, 1988 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Draft: Minnesota, 1st round (9th overall), 2006 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Cape Breton Screaming Eagles



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2007-08 19 MIN NHL 78 4 15 19 0 29 4 0 0 1 12 3 0 57 7.0 105 828 10:37 272 383 41.5 40 22 28 20
2008-09 20 MIN NHL 82 5 19 24 -14 41 5 0 0 1 16 3 0 88 5.7 143 1245 15:11 361 509 41.5 69 47 36 22
2009-10 21 MIN NHL 64 2 4 6 -14 38 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 64 3.1 118 767 11:59 155 188 45.2 87 31 21 13
2012-13 24 SJS NHL 32 1 3 4 -9 12 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 40 2.5 66 376 11:45 2 4 33.3 63 17 16 11
2013-14 25 SJS NHL 67 4 16 20 3 35 4 0 0 0 15 1 0 84 4.8 143 815 12:10 105 128 45.1 105 34 31 15
2014-15 26 TOT NHL 71 7 11 18 -4 37 7 0 0 1 10 1 0 79 8.9 144 941 13:15 246 271 47.6 112 40 41 33
2014-15 26 SJS NHL 57 5 11 16 -3 28 5 0 0 0 10 1 0 68 7.4 124 782 13:43 235 261 47.4 84 33 38 30
2014-15 26 NYR NHL 14 2 0 2 -1 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 18.2 20 159 11:22 11 10 52.4 28 7 3 3
3 yrs MIN NHL 224 11 38 49 -28 108 11 0 0 2 31 7 0 209 5.3 366 2840 12:41 788 1080 42.2 196 100 85 55
3 yrs SJS NHL 156 10 30 40 -9 75 10 0 0 1 28 2 0 192 5.2 333 1974 12:39 342 393 46.5 252 84 85 56
1 yr NYR NHL 14 2 0 2 -1 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 18.2 20 159 11:22 11 10 52.4 28 7 3 3
Career NHL 394 23 68 91 -38 192 23 0 0 4 59 9 0 412 5.6 719 4972 12:37 1141 1483 43.5 476 191 173 114

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 19 Minnesota Wild NHL 78 758.9 621 604 50.7 1.0 465 472 49.6 1.0 7.1 93.5 100.7 50.3 49.7
2008-09 20 Minnesota Wild NHL 82 1055.1 851 997 46.0 -4.0 648 738 46.8 -3.5 7.3 91.3 98.5 39.2 60.8
2009-10 21 Minnesota Wild NHL 64 694.6 570 687 45.3 -4.7 437 506 46.3 -3.9 7.1 90.6 97.7 39.3 60.7
2012-13 24 San Jose Sharks NHL 32 360.7 357 362 49.7 -1.1 266 256 51.0 -1.8 3.7 91.4 95.1 51.0 49.0
2013-14 25 San Jose Sharks NHL 67 786.9 731 671 52.1 -3.2 551 465 54.2 -2.4 7.2 92.9 100.1 50.2 49.8
2014-15 26 2 Teams NHL 71 771 854 47.4 -3.8 562 626 47.3 -3.9 6.3 93.2 99.4 39.3 60.7
2014-15 26 San Jose Sharks NHL 57 724.8 669 679 49.6 -2.2 488 495 49.6 -1.6 6.4 92.8 99.3 41.5 58.5
2014-15 26 New York Rangers NHL 14 157.9 102 175 36.8 -11.7 74 131 36.1 -14.9 5.3 94.8 100.1 30.2 69.8
3 yrs NHL 78 2508.6 2042 2288 47.2 -2.7 1550 1716 47.5 -2.2 7.2 91.7 98.9 42.5 57.5
3 yrs NHL 57 1872.4 1757 1712 50.6 -2.0 1305 1216 51.8 -1.3 6.2 92.6 98.8 47.1 52.9
Career NHL 14 4538.9 4672 5029 48.2 -3.1 3491 3689 48.6 -2.8 6.6 92.3 98.9 43.2 56.8

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2007-08 19 MIN NHL 78 6 0.05 0.19 0.24 0.08 0.37 0.73 4 16 20 7 29 6 25 2 0 0.1 1.0 1.1
2008-09 20 MIN NHL 82 8 0.06 0.23 0.29 0.09 0.50 1.07 5 19 24 8 40 7 52 5 -14 -0.5 1.3 0.8
2009-10 21 MIN NHL 64 2 0.03 0.06 0.09 0.03 0.59 1.00 2 4 6 2 24 2 40 4 -14 -1.3 0.4 -0.9
2012-13 24 SJS NHL 32 1 0.03 0.09 0.13 0.04 0.38 1.25 2 6 8 3 9 2 16 0 -9 -0.5 0.2 -0.3
2013-14 25 SJS NHL 67 6 0.06 0.24 0.30 0.09 0.52 1.25 5 18 23 8 29 1 25 0 3 0.4 1.0 1.4
2014-15 26 TOT NHL 71 7 0.10 0.15 0.25 0.09 0.52 1.11 8 12 20 8 27 2 29 0 -4 0.1 0.9 1.0
2014-15 26 SJS NHL 57 6 0.09 0.19 0.28 0.10 0.49 1.19 6 12 18 7 24 2 25 0 -3 0.1 0.8 0.9
2014-15 26 NYR NHL 14 1 0.14 0.00 0.14 0.08 0.64 0.79 2 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 -1 0.0 0.1 0.1
3 yrs MIN NHL 224 16 0.05 0.17 0.22 0.07 0.48 0.93 11 39 50 17 93 15 117 11 -28 -1.8 2.7 0.9
3 yrs SJS NHL 156 13 0.06 0.19 0.26 0.08 0.48 1.23 13 36 49 17 62 5 66 0 -9 0.0 2.0 2.0
1 yr NYR NHL 14 1 0.14 0.00 0.14 0.08 0.64 0.79 2 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 -1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Career NHL 394 30 0.06 0.17 0.23 0.08 0.49 1.05 26 75 101 35 158 20 187 11 -38 -1.8 4.8 3.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2007-08 19 MIN NHL 6 0 1 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 8 64 10:37 20 22 47.6 7 4 7 4
2012-13 24 SJS NHL 11 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 16 115 10:28 1 0 100.0 35 4 4 1
2013-14 25 SJS NHL 7 2 4 6 3 6 2 0 0 0 10 20.0 18 86 12:19 15 27 35.7 35 6 4 2
2014-15 26 NYR NHL 13 1 1 2 2 8 1 0 0 1 12 8.3 21 116 8:55 18 27 40.0 26 7 0 5
Career NHL 37 3 6 9 3 22 3 0 0 1 37 8.1 63 381 10:18 54 76 41.5 103 21 15 12

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 19 Minnesota Wild NHL 6 60.6 47 49 49.0 -12.1 32 43 42.7 -14.6 4.0 93.8 97.8 52.0 48.0
2012-13 24 San Jose Sharks NHL 11 111.2 78 118 39.8 -13.5 54 86 38.6 -18.5 4.5 94.4 99.0 62.9 37.1
2013-14 25 San Jose Sharks NHL 7 82.5 76 70 52.1 3.8 59 52 53.2 2.7 12.5 92.3 104.8 42.1 57.9
2014-15 26 New York Rangers NHL 13 114.2 97 117 45.3 -7.9 67 78 46.2 -6.9 6.4 98.2 104.6 25.5 74.5
2 yrs NHL 11 193.6 154 188 45.0 -6.1 113 138 45.0 -9.1 8.7 93.5 102.2 55.6 44.4
Career NHL 6 368.4 298 354 45.7 -7.6 212 259 45.0 -9.1 7.3 95.0 102.3 47.2 52.8

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2003-04 15 Dartmouth Subways NSMHL 61 38 54 92 46
2004-05 16 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 65 14 31 45 13 40 12 1 1 2
2005-06 17 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 66 30 54 84 3 78 15 14 1 5
2006-07 18 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 56 33 63 96 39 62 19 12 2 7
2011-12 23 Worcester Sharks AHL 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
2012-13 24 Worcester Sharks AHL 34 8 15 23 0 52 6 2 0 0 59 13.6
Career 2 Seasons AHL 38 8 15 23 1 54 6 2 0 0 65 12.3
Career 1 Season NSMHL 61 38 54 92 46
Career 3 Seasons QMJHL 187 77 148 225 55 180 46 27 4 14

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2004-05 16 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 5 1 3 4 -2 2 1 0 0 0
2005-06 17 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 9 2 5 7 1 12 2 0 0 0
2006-07 18 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 16 8 12 20 9 14 5 2 1 3
Career 3 Seasons QMJHL 30 11 20 31 8 28 8 2 1 3

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 6 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6
James Sheppard 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.8 -0.3 -0.9
Eddie Rodden 77.5 1.0 0.7 -0.8
Tim Trimper 60.7 1.1 0.8 -0.5
Jeff Cowan 51.8 1.2 0.8 -0.4
Garnet Bailey 51.0 1.5 0.7 -0.9
Ray Timgren 47.3 1.2 0.7 -0.5
Keith Primeau 46.2 1.3 1.0 -0.5
Alain Daigle 44.0 0.9 0.8 -0.5
Gerry Couture 42.8 0.9 0.7 -0.2
Sean Pronger 40.5 1.1 0.7 -0.1
Zack Stortini 40.4 0.9 0.8 -0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
James Sheppard 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.8 -0.3 -0.9
George Brown 37.8 0.9 0.5 -0.3
Obs Heximer 36.5 1.4 0.7 -0.6
Valeri Karpov 36.1 1.2 0.4 -0.1
Brett Harkins 29.1 1.1 0.8 0.1 0.0
Gates Orlando 27.7 1.0 0.7 0.0
Vitali Karamnov 27.1 1.0 0.6 -0.1
George Parsons 21.2 1.0 0.8 -0.2
Matt Beleskey 19.5 5.0 2.7 1.5 1.2 0.9 0.2 0.0
Butch Williams 19.2 1.5 0.6 -0.2
Tom Wandell 18.2 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 7, 2011: Traded to San Jose by Minnesota for San Jose's 3rd round choice (Kurtis Gabriel) in 2013 Entry Draft, August 7, 2011.

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