Wild re-signs C James Sheppard, makes offers to 5 restricted free agents
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The Minnesota Wild has re-signed center James Sheppard, the team announced today.
The former first-round pick (ninth overall in 2006) appeared in 64 games last season, finishing with two goals, four assists and 38 penalty minutes. Sheppard, 22, is entering his fourth NHL season.
Center Morten Madsen and defenseman Jamie Fraser did not receive qualifying offers.