Rangers acquire James Sheppard from Sharks

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The New York Rangers have reportedly made another deal, landing James Sheppard from the San Jose Sharks for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016, New York announced.

San Jose will retain a portion of Sheppard's $1.3-million salary this season, reports ESPN's Pierre LeBrun

Sheppard, a bottom-six forward with the Sharks, figures to slot in place of Lee Stempniak, who was dealt for Winnipeg Jets farmhand Carl Klingberg just a few hours earlier.

The move is part of a flurry of activity Sunday, an afternoon which also saw the Rangers land defenseman Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes for a first-round pick and prized prospect Anthony Duclair

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