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John McCarthy (LW)

Worcester Sharks

Name: John McCarthy
Number: 7
Position: LW
Shoots: L
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Birthdate: 1986-08-09
Birth place: Boston, MA


2013-14:… headed into this season, ranks 4th all-time in games played for Worcester with 229 (Mashinter 3rd with 236), 5th in goals with 51 (Mashinter 4th with 54), 4th in assists with 75 (Kaspar 4th with 79) and 3rd in points with 125 (Zalweski 2nd with 128)…. recalled by San Jose on 10/4….enters his 5th professional season…. 2012-13:… team captain, 65gp with Worcester (9-16-25), (2-4-6 ppp), 12 pims, -12, 3rd on team with 128 shots, 2-for-5 in the shootout, 1 game winning goal in shootout, 4th professional season … game-by-game: had one goal in last 23 games…did not dress due to injury last five games on 4/13-4/20…left the game early in the 1st period due to injury on 4/12…assist on 4/9…had a three game point streak (0-4-4) snapped on 3/28 …. assist on 3/27… assist on 3/24…two assists in 5-3W vs. Providence on 3/23…assist and four shots in 5-1W vs. Wilkes-Barre on 3/13…scored the game tying goal with 60 seconds left in 3rd period, fired a game high 8 shots, and was #2 star in 4-3SOL vs. Providence on 3/9…denied in shootout in 2-1SOW at Portland on 3/2…assist on 2/23…8th goal, assist, team high seven shots, and +2 in 3-2W at Adirondack on 2/16…scored his 6th and 7th goals of season and was #1 star in 4-0W at St. John’s on 2/6…team high six shots on 1/26…assist on 1/25 in 3-1W at Springfield on 1/25…loaned to Worcester on 1/18 but did not dress on 1/18 (traveling)…recalled by San Jose on 1/13….did not dress on 1/12 to get ready for SJ training camp…assist on 1/11…scored the game winning goal with 66 seconds remaining and was #2 star in 3-2W at Manchester on 12/31…4th goal in 5-4W at Providence on 12/21…3rd goal of season in 3-2W at Manchester on 12/9…did not score in shootout in 3-2SOW at Providence on 12/2…did not score in shootout in 4-3SOW at Bridgeport on 12/1…did not dress two games on 11/25-11/30 due to injury…game tying goal, seven shots, and #2 star in 4-3OTW at Manchester on 11/23…shootout goal in 4-3SOW at Providence on 11/11…two assist in 6-2L vs. Connecticut on 11/10…scored the game winning goal in the shootout and was #3 star in 1-0SOW vs. Manchester on 11/4…had a two game point streak (1-1-2) snapped on 11/3… assist on 11/2…scored 1st goal of season and fired 7 shots in 5-2W vs. Bridgeport on 10/28… two assists in 5-1W vs. Bridgeport on 10/26…assist on 10/19…named 5th captain in Worcester Sharks history on 10/11…enters his 4th professional season…2011-12:…65gp with Worcester (20-27-47), 41 pims, +7, 199 shots, and one fighting major…. named the Worcester Sharks Team MVP…alternate captain… lead the team in goals (20) and points (47)… led all forwards with 199 shots on goal… added 17 points on power play (6-11-17)… three game winning goals… went 1-for-4 in the shootout…. also played 10 games with the San Jose Sharks (0-0-0) and 10 penalty minutes and 17 shots on goal…CAREER 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...Career 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...2006-07: Appeared in all 39 games...Scored one power play goal, the first of his collegiate career…2005-06: Scored four points in his freshman year at Boston University...2004-05: Tied for team lead in games played. PERSONAL: “Johnny Mac” lists these favorites: Darius Rucker (musician); “Good Will Hunting” (movie); “Entourage” (television show); Matt Damon (actor); Boston Bruins (NHL team while growing up); Dallas (NHL road city); New England Patriots (professional/collegiate team); football (sport other than hockey); Forbes Mill (San Jose restaurant); Cape Cod (vacation spot); (website); Chicken Parmesan (food); Madden (video game); 4th of July (holiday); ESPN (magazine); Monopoly (board game)…likes to golf in his spare time…first job: shoe salesman…most memorable NHL moment: first game…hockey idol is Cam Neely…favorite professional athlete is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady…is superstitious about the way he gets dressed (dresses from right to left)…hates when people drive slow in the fast lane…hidden talent is his ability to juggle…would’ve wanted to meet Nelson Mandela because he seems like an interesting person…golf handicap is 18 and he likes to play at the Ranch…started skating at three and playing hockey at five…would have been a businessman if not for hockey…stick blade pattern he uses is a Sakic 100 flex…wears Bauer 80 90s skates, size 9.5…oldest piece of equipment is his five-year-old shin pads. First NHL game — Jan. 9, 2010 vs. Detroit First NHL goal — Oct. 23, 2010 at Edmonton (Nikolai Khabibulin) First NHL assist — Oct. 21, 2010 at Colorado Most points, game — 1, 4 times, most recent, Nov. 24, 2010 vs. Chicago Most goals, game — 1, 2 times, most recent, Nov. 6, 2010 vs. Tampa Bay Most assists, game — 1, 2 times, most recent, Nov. 24, 2010 vs. Chicago Most consecutive games, point — 2, Oct. 21, 2010 at Colorado through Oct. 23, 2010 at Edmonton Most consecutive games, goal — 1, 2 times, most recent, Nov. 6, 2010 vs. Tampa Bay Most consecutive games, assist — 1, 2 times, most recent, Nov. 24, 2010 vs. Chicago Most consecutive games played — 7, 2 times, most recent, Nov. 20, 2010 vs. Columbus through Dec. 4, 2010 at Montreal Best plus/minus — +1, 5 times, most recent, Feb. 13, 2012 at Washington

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Regular Season Stats
2013-14 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 13 3 4 7 1 31 9 0 2 0 0.000
2012-13 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 65 9 16 25 -12 128 12 2 5 1 0.400
2011-12 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 65 20 27 47 7 199 41 1 4 0 0.250
2010-11 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 25 7 5 12 -1 49 13 0 0 0 0.000
2009-10 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 74 15 27 42 36 138 39 0 0 0 0.000
Playoff Stats
2010 Calder Cup Playoffs Worcester Sharks 11 2 3 5 1 16 10 0 0 0 0.000