29-Year-Old Left Wing – San Jose Sharks
John McCarthy Contract Information:
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Sharks in July 2015.
McCarthy signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Sharks on Thursday, Curtis Pashelka of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
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McCarthy acted as a human boomerang last season, often moving from Worcester of the AHL to the parent club in San Jose. He is known for having a good attitude and work ethic, but is merely a depth option for a club that has much bigger names at the forward position.
McCarthy has spent the last four seasons with Boston University, and his breakout year occurred in 2008-09 when he posted 29 points (6G, 23A) in 45 games. There is a long list of talented young forwards hoping to get their shot with the Sharks, but what sets McCarthy apart is his maturity and leadership sense. Still, he’s not NHL ready.