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Thomas McCarthy

Thomas McCarthy

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: July 31, 1960
BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: MNS / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1979) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983) Missed majority of 1985-86 season recovering from Bells Palsy, November 23, 1985. Traded to Boston by Minnesota for Boston's 3rd round choice (Rob Zettler) in 1986 Entry Draft and 2nd round choice (Scott McGrady) in 1987 Entry Draft, May 16, 1986.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level