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John McCarthy | Winger

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Contract: view contract details

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The San Jose Sharks have demoted John McCarthy.
McCarthy has no points in five AHL games in 2015-16. He made his season debut with the Sharks on Saturday, logging 7:05 minutes of ice time in that contest. Oct 27 - 10:11 AM

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The San Jose Sharks have recalled John McCarthy from the AHL.

The 29-year-old has skated in 87 NHL games and he has just three goals and six points to show for it. He won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Oct 24 - 1:48 PM

The San Jose Sharks have signed John McCarthy to a one-year, two-way deal.

McCarthy had 14 goals and 26 points in 60 AHL games in 2014-15. The 28-year-old forward has participated in 87 career NHL contests.
Jul 2 - 4:10 PM

John McCarthy has been recalled by the Blues.

He was called up on Wednesday to occupy St. Louis on their upcoming three-game road trip. McCarthy has 11 points in 22 games with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL this year.
Jan 1 - 3:39 PM

John McCarthy has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues.

McCarthy will come with a $600,000 annual cap hit if he plays in the NHL. He had a goal and an assist in 36 games with the San Jose Sharks in 2013-14.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 12:35:00 PM

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.
Sun, Feb 9, 2014 09:00:00 AM

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.
Sat, Feb 8, 2014 02:35:00 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.
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 03:48:00 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.
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 12:54:00 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.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 02:22:00 PM

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