San Jose, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Jose Sharks activated defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic from injured reserve prior to Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Vlasic missed the past four games with an upper-body injury. He has six goals and 11 assists in 52 games this season.

In addition, the Sharks reassigned defenseman Dylan DeMelo to Worcester of the AHL.