San Jose Sharks
San Jose Sharks
John McCarthy
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 08/09/1986
AGE: 29
DRAFTED: SJS: 2006-202 overall

2014-15: Finished the season ranked T-1st all-time in games played for Worcester with 277 (Nick Petrecki, 277), 1st in points with 151, 1st in goals with 63...Posted 9-9=18 in 35 games with Worcester...Played in his 277th Worcester Sharks game on April 10 but left midway through 1st period with injury....Set franchise record in goals (61) and added an assist on March 21 vs. Lehigh Valley...Set franchise record for most points (145) by scoring twice, adding assist, +2, and was #1 star on March 11 at Bridgeport....Scored his first goal of the season for Worcester, fired a game high five shots, played in his 250th game as a member of the Worcester Sharks on Jan. 31 vs. Providence... Made Sharks season debut on Jan. 16 and added an assist vs. Manchester...Reassigned by St. Louis to Worcester from Chicago (AHL) on Jan 14...Recorded eight points (5-3=8) in 25 games for Chicago (AHL).

2013-14: Posted two points (1-1=2), four PIM’s, 49 shots, and averaged 11:03 TOI in 36 games with San Jose this season...Was a significant contributor on the Sharks sixth-ranked penalty kill, averaging 1:11 of ice time per game...In 13 games with Worcester this season, McCarthy had seven points (3-4=7)and a plus-one rating in 13 games.

2012-13: Enters the 2013-14 season 3rd in Worcester (AHL) history in points (126)...7th in points (25), 8th in goals (9) and 6th in assists (16) in 65 games as Worcester’s captain...3rd on the team in shots (128) and went 2-for-5 in the shootout (one shootout determining goal)...Tallied six assists in his last 11 games of the season...Scored twice on Feb. 6 at St. John’s.

2011-12: Had 14 shots in 10 games for San Jose…Recalled from Worcester on Jan. 31… Played in his first game of the season on Jan. 21 at Vancouver… Recalled from Worcester on Jan. 21…AHL: Reached the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career, which led Worcester...First on team in points (20-27=47) and 3rd in plus/minus (+7)...Named the Worcester Sharks Team MVP...Served as an alternate captain…Led all forwards with 199 shots on goal…Added 17 points on power play (6-11-17.)

2010-11: Split the season between San Jose and Worcester…Scored his first career goal on Oct. 23 at Edmonton (Nikolai Khabibulin)…Registered his first NHL point (assist) at Colorado on Oct. 21…Returned to the lineup on Jan. 20 at Vancouver after missing 17 games following time on Injured Reserve (12/15-1/17, upper body)…AHL: Scored the only two goals and was the second star in a 2-0 win vs. Manchester on April 1…Scored the overtime winning goal at 16 seconds, added an assist and was the first star in a 5-4 overtime win at Portland on March 22…Had a five-game point streak (six, three goals) snapped on March 20.

2009-10: Made his NHL debut on Jan. 9 vs. Detroit and played 11:06…Recalled from Worcester on Jan. 8…AHL: Member of the team’s “Crazed Rats” Line (with Dan DaSilva and Andrew Desjardins) which won the team’s Unsung Heroes Award...Named to The Hockey News East All-Rookie Team...Led team and was fifth in the AHL with a plus-36…Posted a seven-game point streak with Worcester from Dec. 18-Jan. 2 (four goals and four assists)…Playoffs: Had two goals and 10 PIM in 11 playoff games.

2008-09: Co-captain of the National Champions...Set career highs in goals, assists and points…Recipient of 2009 John B. Simpson Award, given to a BU senior on the basis of enthusiastic senior leadership...Received BU’s “Unsung Hero” Award for the second time.

2007-08: Five of his seven points were within the conference.

Appeared in all 39 games...Scored one power play goal, the first of his collegiate career.

Scored four points in his freshman year at Boston University.

2004-05: Tied for team lead in games played.