Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- John McFarland
John McFarland was born on April 2, 1992, in Richmond Hill, Ontario. A star for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens of the Greater Toronto Hockey League, McFarland was selected first overall in the 2008 OHL Priority Selection by the Sudbury Wolves. After his second season in Sudbury, McFarland was taken by the Florida Panthers in the second round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

McFarland's OHL career would include stops in Saginaw and Ottawa before he made his first appearance at the pro level. In his first professional campaign, McFarland would split time between the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL and Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL, where he notched 14 and 25 points respectively.

During the 2015-16 season McFarland would get his first taste of NHL action. He made his NHL debut on February 13, 2016 in a 5-0 loss to the Nashville Predators. He would go on to appear in three games for the Florida Panthers before being returned to the American Hockey League.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2007-08 Toronto Jr. Canadiens GTHL 76 96 69 165 176
2008-09 Sudbury Wolves OHL 58 21 31 52 36 -30 6 1 3 4 2
2008-09 Canada WJ18-A 6 3 5 8 6 +7
2009-10 Sudbury Wolves OHL 64 20 30 50 70 -17 4 3 0 3 2
2009-10 Canada WJ18-A 6 4 1 5 8 -3
2010-11 Sudbury Wolves OHL 12 6 4 10 13 -5
2010-11 Saginaw Spirit OHL 37 19 9 28 33 0 12 5 4 9 6
2011-12 Saginaw Spirit OHL 36 20 21 41 18 -15
2011-12 Ottawa 67's OHL 12 4 5 9 10 +8
2012-13 San Antonio Rampage AHL 43 5 9 14 10 -4
2012-13 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 23 12 13 25 12 +4 12 4 5 9 6
2013-14 San Antonio Rampage AHL 45 10 14 24 17 +3
2013-14 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 20 8 5 13 4 -2
2014-15 San Antonio Rampage AHL 46 10 9 19 8 +4 3 1 0 1 6
2015-16 Florida Panthers NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1
2015-16 Portland Pirates AHL 56 14 10 24 47 -4 4 0 0 0 0
2016-17 SaiPa Lappeenranta Finland 21 3 6 9 4
NHL Totals 3 0 0 0 0


Signed as a free agent by SaiPa Lappeenranta (Finland), July 25, 2016.
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