John McCarthy



  • DOB: 8/9/1986
  • Ht: 6-1
  • Wt: 195
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 4
  • School: Boston University
  • Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts

2018-19: 10th professional season...appeared in his 500th AHL game on October 26, 2018 at San Antonio...600th pro game on December 8 against Bakersfield...500th AHL game within the Sharks minor league system on January 11, 2019 against Ontario…is the Barracuda’s all-time leader in games played (257), points (134), goals (58), assists (76), power-play goals (16) and short-handed goals (5).

2017-18: 9th professional season...participated in the 2018 Winter Olympic Game as a member of Team USA Men's Hockey Team...finished the season having played in 56 games for the Barracuda...scored 10 goals and tallied 16 assists...named Captain for the second year in a row...signed a 1 year contract extension on 419

2016-17: Named Captain prior to the season...Had goals in back-to-back games from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4

2015-16: Made one NHL appearance on Oct. 24 vs Carolina…Finished 3rd on San Jose Barracuda (AHL) in points , T-5th in goals and set a new career high in assists... had a career long five-game goal streak from Feb. 20 to March 1 and an eight game point streak from Feb. 10 to March 1

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…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…Reassigned by St. Louis to Worcester from Chicago (AHL) on Jan 14

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, McCarthy had seven points (3-4=7)and a plus-one rating in 13 games

2012-13: 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)

2011-12: Reached the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career, which led Worcester…First on team in points 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 the power play (6-11-17)

2010-11: Scored his first career goal on Oct. 23 at Edmonton (Nikolai Khabibulin)…Registered his first NHL point (assist) at Colorado on Oct. 21

2009-10: Made his NHL debut on Jan. 9 vs. Detroit and played 11:06…Member of Worcester’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 5th in the AHL with a +36

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


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Player Stats

Regular Season
2019-20 Regular SeasonSJ14202-460025000.14
2018-19 Regular SeasonSJ67131730142621132100.45
2017-18 Regular SeasonSJ5610162681860114100.46
2016-17 Regular SeasonSJ6719143362662145000.49
2015-16 Regular SeasonSJ6716294562232130300.67
2014-15 Regular SeasonCHI255380110039000.32
2014-15 Regular SeasonWOR359918481088300.51
2013-14 Regular SeasonWOR13347190031000.54
2012-13 Regular SeasonWOR6591625-121220128100.38
2011-12 Regular SeasonWOR6520274774161199300.72
2010-11 Regular SeasonWOR257512-1130149200.48
2009-10 Regular SeasonWOR74152742363901138300.57
2019 Calder Cup PlayoffsSJ4123-10007000.75
2018 Calder Cup PlayoffsSJ4011-10006000.25
2017 Calder Cup PlayoffsSJ152576180033000.47
2016 Calder Cup PlayoffsSJ4000-50006000.00
2010 Calder Cup PlayoffsWOR112351100016000.45