| John McCarthy|
600,000 USD (2015)
Ice hockey player
| August 9, 1986 (age 29)
Boston, MA, USA (1986-08-09) |
San Jose Sharks
San Jose Barracuda (AHL)
202nd overall, 2006
San Jose Sharks
St. John's Preparatory School, Boston University
Bryan Lerg, Micheal Haley, Roy Sommer, Doug Wilson, Peter DeBoer
John McCarthy (ice hockey) Wikipedia
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.
In the 2013–14 season, his fifth within the Sharks organization, McCarthy split the season between Worcester and San Jose, scoring 1 goal and assist in 36 games.
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.