- Chesterfield, MO native and Wildwood, MO resident with deep ties to the St. Louis hockey community
- Selected 33rd overall by the Blues in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
- 10-year professional playing career that included over 500 games played in the AHL as well as across three of Europe’s top professional leagues.
- 2004-05 Tier I USA Hockey National Champion as a member of the 15U St. Louis ‘AAA’ Blues.
- 2005-05 Mid-States High School Hockey champion with Christian Brothers College High School.
- Played junior hockey with US National Team Development Program and the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League.
- In four seasons in the OHL, he served as captain, was twice selected to the OHL all-star game.
- McRae represented his country in three world championships, with the Under 17 and Under 18’s, as well as with an Under 20 Team USA squad that captured a Gold Medal in 2010.