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| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
192 lb (87 kg)
|OHL Team||Saginaw Spirit|
|Born|| April 2 1992,|
Richmond Hill, ON
|Pro Career||TBA – present|
John McFarland (born April 2, 1992, in Richmond Hill, Ontario), is a Canadian junior ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Saginaw Spirit in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He was taken first overall in the 2008 OHL Priority Selection.
McFarland played the 2007–08 season with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens, where he accumulated 165 points, with 96 goals, and 69 assists. McFarland was named the tournament's most valuable player at the 2008 OHL Showcase tournament, where he captained the Jr. Canadiens to an OHL Cup win.
The Sudbury Wolves drafted McFarland first overall in the 2008 OHL Priority Selection. McFarland was the winner of the Jack Ferguson Award, which the OHL presents annually to the player picked first overall in the OHL Priority Selection. He then signed with the Wolves in August 2008. McFarland played his first OHL game on September 19, 2008. McFarland scored his first goal in the OHL on October 17, 2008 against goalie Trevor Cann from the Peterborough Petes in a 5–4 win. He then went on to win the OHL Rookie of the Month for October 2008, finishing the month with 5 goals and 6 assists for 11 points in 12 games.
|Competitor for Canada|
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament|
During his rookie season in the OHL, McFarland competed for Team Ontario in the 2009 World U-17 Hockey Challenge on Vancouver Island. He was the tournament scoring leader, with a total of 12 points, and was also on the tournament all-star team.
Major junior awardsEdit
|2007–08||Toronto Jr. Canadiens||GTHL||49||96||69||165||—||—||—||—||—||—|
- ↑ McFarland to go No. 1 in OHL draft. The Hockey News. Transcontinental (2008-03-18). Retrieved on 2009-02-07.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Sudbury Takes McFarland First In The OHL Draft", The Sports Network, CTVglobemedia, 2008-05-03. Retrieved on 2009-02-07.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 John McFarland. Ontario Hockey League (2008-11-03). Retrieved on 2009-02-07.
- ↑ "McFarland commits to Wolves", Canadian Hockey League, 2008-08-26. Retrieved on 2009-02-07.
- ↑ John McFarland. Ontario Hockey League. Retrieved on 2009-02-07.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Ontario Wins Second Consecutive U17 Gold Medal. Hockey Canada. Retrieved on 2009-02-07.