James Sheppard

James Sheppard

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/215 lbs
Born: Halifax, Canada
Draft: 2006 1st round (9th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Canucks Defensive Game Will Improve With Shaw Behind the Bench
    The Hockey Writers

    Canucks Defensive Game Will Improve With Shaw Behind the Bench

    On Wednesday the Vancouver Canucks made a critical addition to their coaching staff by hiring veteran assistant coach and former NHL defensive defenceman Brad Shaw. Previously employed by the Columbus Blue Jackets and recently departed head coach John Tortorella, he spent the last five seasons crafting the games of Seth Jones, Zach Werenski, David Savard, and many others into top-flight defencemen. Now he has the chance to do the same with Quinn Hughes, Jack Rathbone, and Olli Juolevi.

  • Canucks: Michael DiPietro buoyed by taxi-squad survival, goalie coach contract
    Vancouver Sun

    Canucks: Michael DiPietro buoyed by taxi-squad survival, goalie coach contract

    No, I don’t have a T-shirt like that,” said DiPietro. As the year went on, it was extremely hard. You’re skating and working out, but at the same time, you don’t feel like you’re part of the team.

  • Canucks: Travis Green picks veteran coach Brad Shaw for critical role
    www.montrealgazette.com

    Canucks: Travis Green picks veteran coach Brad Shaw for critical role

    Try refreshing your browser, or Canucks: Travis Green picks veteran coach Brad Shaw for critical role Back to video When Brad Shaw wasn’t afforded an opportunity to interview as a replacement for departed Columbus head coach John Tortorella — the assistant was surprisingly not retained by the NHL club — Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green quickly sought permission to interview the free agent.