30-Year-Old Left Wing – Free Agent
John McCarthy Contract Information:
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Sharks in July 2015.
McCarthy was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Monday, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.
To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including John McCarthy – simply subscribe now.
Age is determined on October 1st of each season.No Yes
John McCarthy: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for John McCarthy.
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.