15   John McCarthy
John McCarthy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Andover, Mass.

High School:
Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 198

Position:
F

Birthdate:
08/09/1986



McCARTHY RADIO INTERVIEWS:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - April 22, 2009
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - April 9, 2009
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - March 13, 2009
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - October 16, 2008


2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS

Co-captain ... Set career highs in both goals (6) and assists (23) to total 29 points, more than his previous three seasons combined ... Point totalranked ninth on the team ... Played in all 45 games ... Tallied seven points during a five-game pointstreak in the postseason ... Recorded a rating of plus-16 ... Named to the Hockey East All-Tournament Team after leading Terriers in scoring during the tournament ... Tallied a career-high three points (1g, 2a) in 8-2 win at Providence on March 6 ... Had four two-point efforts ... Recipient of 2009 John B. Simpson Award, given to a BU senior on the basis of enthusiastic senior leadership ... Named recipient of the Terriers' "Unsung Hero" award for the second time in his career ... Four-time Hockey East Honor Roll honoree (12/8, 2/9, 3/9, 3/23).

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS

Recipient of the team's Regina Eilberg Scholarship, signifying the player who performs the best both on the ice and in the classroom ... Named to Hockey East All-Academic Team for second straight season ... Appeared in 38-of-40 games ... Registered a career-best seven points on four goals and three assists ... Tallied a goal and an assist in a 6-2 road victory over UMass Lowell on Feb. 8 for his first career multi-point game ... Scored the game's first goal in a 4-3 overtime loss to Boston College in the first round of the Beanpot ... Also opened the scoring against BC in a 2-2 road tie on Jan. 19 for his first goal of the season ... Scored his fourth and final goal of the year in 6-0 win at Providence on March 6 to help Terriers clinch home ice for league quarterfinals ... Added assists against Michigan (Oct. 26) and UMass Lowell (Nov. 3).

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS

Named to Hockey East All-Academic Team ... One of seven Terriers to play in all 39 contests ... Recorded two goals and three assists ... Earned faceoff win to collect game-winning assist on junior Brian McGuirk's overtime goal in 2-1 victory against Boston College in Beanpot championship game ... Recorded goal in 4-3 victory over Northeastern in home opener on Oct. 20 ... Also scored in 3-2 loss to Vermont on March 9 in Hockey East quarterfinals ... Earned assist in 3-0 road win over Maine on Jan. 13 and added helper in 3-3 draw at UMass on Jan. 27 ... Joined linemates Brian McGuirk and Dan McGoff as recipients of the Friends/Albert Sidd Award, given annually to the team's unsung hero.

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS

Played in 32-of-40 games. After playing just two of the first six games of the season, he played in every game since except for a four-game stint from Dec. 10 through Jan. 6 when he had a broken right hand ... Posted four points on two goals and two assists ... His biggest goal of the season came in the Hockey East championship game, tallying the equalizer in the late stages of the second period of a 2-1 overtime victory over Boston College ... Scored his first career goal, and BU's only goal of the game, in a 2-1 loss at Boston College on Dec. 2.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Played for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League in 2004-05 ... Recorded 10 goals and eight assists in 60 games ... Graduated from St. John's Prep School in Danvers, Mass., in 2004 ... Captained the team as a senior while earning all-conference honors with 40 points (20-20) ... Named to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald Super Teams ... Also earned all-conference accolades as a sophomore and junior with a combined two-year total of 65 points (30-35) ... Captained the football team and named all-conference as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL

Son of Joan and Frank McCarthy of Andover, Mass. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in economics... Born Aug. 9, 1986 ... Drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the in the seventh round, 202nd overall, of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2005-06 32 2 2 4 0 0 0 6/12
2006-07 39 2 3 5 1 0 0 9/18
2007-08 38 4 3 7 0 0 0 8/24
2008-09 45 6 23 29 0 1 0 12/24
Tot. 154 14 31 45 1 1 0 35/78

Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2005-06 20 1 1 2 0 0 0 4/8
2006-07 27 1 2 3 1 0 0 7/14
2007-08 27 3 2 5 0 0 0 7/22
2008-09 27 5 12 17 0 0 0 6/12
Tot. 101 10 17 27 1 0 0 24/56

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