Sandy McCarthy
Position Right Winger
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
225 lb (102 kg)
Teams Calgary Flames (19931998)
Tampa Bay Lightning (19981999)
Philadelphia Flyers (19992000)
Carolina Hurricanes (2000)
New York Rangers (20002003)
Boston Bruins (2003–2004)
New York Rangers (2004)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1972-06-15)June 15, 1972,
Toronto, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 52nd overall, 1991
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 1992 – 2004

Sandy McCarthy (born June 15 1972, Toronto, Ontario), is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played right wing.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Sandy McCarthy was selected 52nd overall, in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. He was selected as the 3rd choice of the Calgary Flames on June 22 1991. He began playing hockey in the Georgian Bay Junior C Hockey League with the Midland Centennials and the Central Junior A Hockey League for the Hawkesbury Hawks. As a power forward, McCarthy played for the QMJHL Laval Titan in the 1989–90 season before being drafted by the Calgary Flames. He played one last season with the Titan. His next stop was during the 1992–93 season for the IHL's Salt Lake Golden Eagles.

He would stay in Calgary for the next five years before being traded, in 1998, to the Tampa Bay Lightning, for a short stay. His next stop was with the Philadelphia Flyers for the next two seasons then a brief stint for the Carolina Hurricanes. McCarthy would then move on to the New York Rangers in August 2000 where he would have score a career season high 11 goals. The next season, he would score a career high in points with 23. He was then signed by the Boston Bruins during the summer of 2003 then was claimed off waivers at the 2004 trade deadline by the Rangers.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

  • March 9, 2004- Claimed on waivers by the New York Rangers from the Boston Bruins.

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Adam Graves
Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award Winner
2000–01 NHL season through
2001–02 NHL season
Succeeded by
Matthew Barnaby
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