John McCarthy (ice hockey)
August 9, 1986 |
Boston, MA, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
|San Jose Barracuda
San Jose Sharks
|NHL Draft||202nd overall, 2006
San Jose Sharks
John McCarthy (born August 9, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey left winger who currently who plays for the San Jose Barracuda in the American Hockey League (AHL). He formerly played with the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
McCarthy played the 2004-05 season with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. He then  played collegiate hockey with Boston University in the Hockey East before he was drafted by the San Jose Sharks, 202nd overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
McCarthy made his NHL debut on January 9, 2010 and  earned his first NHL point on October 21, 2010 against the Colorado Avalanche, by assisting Scott Nichol to score a game-tying goal at the end of the first period. His first NHL goal was scored the next game, on October 23, against Nikolai Khabibulin of the Edmonton Oilers.
On July 4, 2014, McCarthy signed as a free agent to a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues. On January 14, 2015, the St. Louis Blues loaned McCarthy back to the Worcester Sharks in exchange for Adam Burish to play for the Blues' AHL affiliate the Chicago Wolves.
On July 1, 2015, McCarthy returned to the San Jose Sharks in full, signing a one-year, two-way contract as a free agent.
On July 11, 2016, McCarthy opted to return for a second season with the Barracuda, signing a one-year AHL contract as a free agent on July 11, 2016.
|2004–05||Des Moines Buccaneers||USHL||60||8||10||18||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||San Jose Sharks||NHL||4||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||San Jose Sharks||NHL||37||2||2||4||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||San Jose Sharks||NHL||10||0||0||0||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||San Jose Sharks||NHL||36||1||1||2||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||San Jose Barracuda||AHL||67||16||29||45||22||4||0||0||0||0|
|2015–16||San Jose Sharks||NHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|Hockey East All-Tournament Team||2009|||
- "Sharks vs. Avalanche - 10/21/2010 - San Jose Sharks - Boxscore". San Jose Sharks. 2010-10-21. Retrieved 2010-10-22.
- "Sharks Recall John McCarthy, Assign Matt Pelech". San Jose Sharks. 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
- "Roundup: Blues sign McCarthy, Hurricanes ink Holmstrom". NBC Sports. 2014-07-04. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
- "John McCarthy Returns to Worcester". Retrieved 2015-02-02.
- Ren Lavoie (2015-07-01). "John McCarthy returns to San Jose". Twitter. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
- "Barracuda sign four players". San Jose Barracuda. 2016-07-11. Retrieved 2016-07-11.
- "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.