A shifty scoring winger with a heavy wrist shot which he gets off quickly. Longshot prospect, but has top-six upside.
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June 2022 – Despite showing a touch of offense at the AHL level, McGrew has struggled to gain a permanent foothold in the league. In the time he’s spent in the ECHL the past two seasons he has torched the league with 9 goals in 14 games but the fact that he’s a 23-year-old prospect still playing ECHL games is not a great sign for his NHL prospects. He probably deserves a better chance but it remains to be seen if that opportunity will be with the Sharks as he is a pending RFA this summer. Donesh Mazloum
September 2019 – McGrew posted 54 points in 61 games with the Spokane Chiefs last season. His totals represent a vast improvement from the year prior as he finally landed a consistent top six role. That being said, there are concerns about where McGrew fits in at this stage of his career. He is not at the level that will see him get an opportunity in the top six with the Barracuda, and his game does not say bottom six forward to me either. He could be headed back to junior for his overage season. Chris Legg
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