John McCarthy

#17LW,
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Born:
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Draft: 2006 7th round (202nd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Sharks sign defenseman from Czech Republic
    NBCS Bay Area

    Sharks sign defenseman from Czech Republic

    More than four weeks have passed since the Sharks were dispatched by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau appear no closer to signing contract extensions than when the season ended.  Sharks general manager Doug Wilson faces some of the toughest decisions of his 14-year tenure as the head of the hockey department in the coming weeks, beginning with the two best players in franchise history. And, no, there are no back room handshake deals here between the Sharks and either of Thornton or Marleau, allowing the Sharks to protect extra players in the upcoming expansion draft. The two veterans are still pending unrestricted free agents

  • Could Joe Thornton be the answer to Montreal’s top-line centre conundrum?
    Eyes On The Prize

    Could Joe Thornton be the answer to Montreal’s top-line centre conundrum?

    It’s rare that one of the NHL’s all-time leading point producers hits the free-agent market. This year two of them are headed in that direction. One of them is Jarome Iginla, who should only re-sign to retire in Calgary with the Flames, but that’s a different topic. The other is Jumbo Joe Thornton, and it’s unclear whether his future still lies in San Jose after yet another early playoff exit. The long-time Sharks centre sits in a tie for 22nd all-time in points with 1391, including a ridiculous 1007 assists. Could he be that mythical top-line centre Montreal has been searching for in recent years? Thornton is one of the best playmakers in the NHL in the past 15 years. Since joining the Sharks

  • Future with Sharks still uncertain for Thornton, Marleau
    NBCS Bay Area

    Future with Sharks still uncertain for Thornton, Marleau

    More than four weeks have passed since the Sharks were dispatched by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau appear no closer to signing contract extensions than when the season ended.  Sharks general manager Doug Wilson faces some of the toughest decisions of his 14-year tenure as the head of the hockey department in the coming weeks, beginning with the two best players in franchise history. And, no, there are no back room handshake deals here between the Sharks and either of Thornton or Marleau, allowing the Sharks to protect extra players in the upcoming expansion draft. The two veterans are still pending unrestricted free agents