SAN JOSE, Calif.
– San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forward John McCarthy the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League and recalled defenseman Jason Demers
from Stockton (ECHL). In a related move, forward Jamie McGinn was assigned to Worcester.
McCarthy has appeared in 36 games with Worcester in his first professional season, posting 18 points (six goals, 12 assists), a team-high plus-14 and 19 penalty minutes. He recently posted a seven-game point streak from Dec. 18 thru Jan. 2 (four goals, four assists).
He was a co-captain of the 2009 NCAA Champion Boston University men’s hockey team. McCarthy was originally selected by San Jose in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft (7th round, 202nd overall).
Demers has played in 34 games with San Jose this season, posting 15 points (two goals, 13 assists) and a plus-eight rating (T-4th on team). In five games with Worcester, he has three points (two goals, one assist).
He was drafted by San Jose in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (7th round, 186th overall).
McGinn has appeared in 38 games with the Sharks, notching eight points (seven goals, one assist) and 20 penalty minutes.
The six-foot, 185-pound native of Fergus, Ontario native was originally selected by San Jose in the second round (36th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.