James Sheppard

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Birthday
25, 1988
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian center best known to NHL fans for his time with the Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks and New York Rangers. He previously captained the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Before Fame

He grew up in the youth system of Hockey Nova Scotia and made his NHL debut with the Wild in 2007.

Trivia

He fractured his patella in an ATV accident in 2010 and underwent knee surgery the next day. He was suspended by the Wild due to a "no ATV" clause in his contract.

Family Life

He was born in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.

Associated With

He lived with teammate Darby Hendrickson during his rookie year in Minnesota.