James Sheppard scored his first of the season and added an assist in the Sharks 5-2 win Sunday.
San Jose has inked James Sheppard to a one-year contract.
James Sheppard had one goal and three assists in 32 regular-season games with the Sharks in 2013.
James Sheppard will draw into the lineup Wednesday night.
Forward James Sheppard, who needed more than two years and a fresh start with a new franchise to work his way back to the NHL after tearing up his left knee in an ATV accident, has been nominated by the San Jose chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association as the Sharks candidate for the Masterton Trophy.
James Sheppard is a healthy scratch Sunday.
James Sheppard scored his first goal of the season on Monday.
James Sheppard, the 2006 first-round pick who scored 11 goals and 49 points in 224 games for the Wild before being traded to San Jose for a 2013 third-round pick, played his first game against Minnesota Saturday night.
James Sheppard and Justin Braun were healthy scratches on Monday.
James Sheppard was activated from the IL on Saturday February 23.
The San Jose Sharks have placed James Sheppard on the injured reserve list with a lower body injury.
James Sheppard (lower body) didn't participate in Sunday's practice.
James Sheppard suffered an undisclosed injury during Thursday's practice.
James Sheppard has been signed by the San Jose Sharks.