This will be McAuley’s second season with the Americans.
The Sherwood, Park native first joined the Americans back in 2017-18 for his rookie season. In that season, he split time between the AHL and the ECHL, playing in 34 games with the Americans totaling 20 points (8G, 12A). While in the AHL with the San Jose Barracuda, he totaled 8 points in (4G, 4A) in 28 Games.
Since Allen, he has spent time with the Orlando Solar Bears, San Jose Barracuda, and the Idaho Steelheads. Last season with the Steelheads, he appeared in 19 games, 12 points (8G, 4A), and totaled 27 penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-0 forward spent his junior career in the WHL with the Prince George Cougars. In the three seasons he spent with the Cougars, he appeared in 191 games totaling 76 points (44G, 52A). In 2015-16 he was the most penalized player in the WHL with 156 total penalty minutes.
Head Coach and GM Steve Martinson signed McAuley on November 21st, 2021.