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John McCarthy | Winger

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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The San Jose Sharks have sent John McCarthy back to the minors.
The Sharks made the move to give McCarthy playing time during the Olympic break. He scored his first goal of the season on Friday and has two points in four NHL games this season. Feb 9 - 9:00 AM

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John McCarthy scored a goal in San Jose's 3-2 win over Columbus Friday evening.

McCarthy gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead at 3:23 of the first period with his first goal of the season and third of his NHL career. He hadn't scored a goal since November 6, 2010, a span of 73 games. Patrick Marleau and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks.
Feb 8 - 2:35 AM

John McCarthy is expected to be called up by San Jose to play Friday.

He will fill in for injured winger Matt Nieto. McCarthy has one assist 35 games with San Jose this season.
Feb 6 - 3:48 PM

John McCarthy has been waived by the San Jose Sharks.

McCarthy has an assist and a minus-12 rating in 35 games with the Sharks this season. His contract is one-way in 2013-14, so he's owed $625,000 for the campaign even if he spends part of it in the minors.
Jan 31 - 12:54 PM

The San Jose Sharks have called up John McCarthy.

McCarthy has no points and a minus-two rating in two games with the Sharks this season. The 27-year-old also has four points in 53 career NHL contests.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 12:56:00 PM

John McCarthy has been assigned to the minors.

He skated in two games with San Jose, while recording a minus-2 rating and six shots.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 04:29:00 PM

John McCarthy replaced Matt Pelech in the Sharks lineup Saturday.

McCarthy saw fourth line action as Matt Pelech was relegated to the press box. He had four shots on goal but was on the ice for the lone Phoenix goal which resulted in McCarthy having a minus-one rating in 10:22 minutes of action. He has no fantasy value.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 11:16:00 AM

John McCarthy has been recalled by San Jose.

The captain of the Worcester Sharks had 25 points in 65 AHL games last season.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 02:46:00 PM

The San Jose Sharks have waived John McCarthy.

McCarthy inked a two-year deal with San Jose in July that will become a one-way contract in 2013-14. He has five goals and seven assists in 33 AHL contests in 2012-13.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 01:21:00 PM

The AHL Worcester Sharks have signed John McCarthy.

McCarthy inked a two-year deal worth $1.225 million with the San Jose Sharks. It's a one-way deal in 2013-14, so he should be projected to play for San Jose next season even if the lockout wipes out the 2012-13 campaign.
Source: AHL.com
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 02:22:00 PM

The Sharks re-signed John McCarthy to a two-year deal worth $1.225 million.

The first year of the deal is of the two-way variety, while the second is one-way. McCarthy played in 65 games in the AHL, talling 20 goals and 47 points. He was pointless in 10 contests with the Sharks.
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 08:28:00 PM

John McCarthy was promoted prior to Tuesday's game.

McCarthy went onto log 13:26 minutes of playing time in San Jose's 6-0 victory. He got a misconduct with just 2:21 minutes left in regulation time.
Wed, Feb 1, 2012 11:31:00 AM

The Sharks have reassigned John McCarthy to Worcester of the AHL.

He skated in three games with San Jose following his recall from the minors. McCarthy posted five shots and a minus-2 rating over that span.
Wed, Jan 25, 2012 05:49:00 PM

The Sharks have re-called forward John McCarthy from Worcester of the AHL.

The 25-year-old has 27 points in the 37 games in the minors and really doesn't have any fantasy value.
Sat, Jan 21, 2012 02:52:00 PM

John McCarthy has been reassigned to AHL Worcester by the San Jose Sharks.

McCarthy split the 2010-11 season between Worcester and San Jose, recording 12 points in 25 AHL games and four points in 37 NHL contests. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in 2011-12.
Mon, Oct 3, 2011 03:19:00 PM

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3Matthew Nieto
4Andrew Desjardins
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Joe Pavelski
3Tomas Hertl
4Raffi Torres
5James Sheppard
6Mike Brown
7Bracken Kearns
RW1Brent Burns
2Tommy Wingels
3Martin Havlat
4Tyler Kennedy
5Adam Burish
6Eriah Hayes
D1Dan Boyle
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Justin Braun
4Jason Demers
5Brad Stuart
6Matt Irwin
7Scott Hannan
8Taylor Doherty
9Matt Tennyson
G1Antti Niemi
2Alex Stalock