McGrath set for Phantoms debut

Beverly resident Connor McGrath made the regular-season roster for the Youngstown Phantoms in the United States Hockey League (USHL). The league is the top junior ice hockey league sanctioned by USA Hockey. McGrath was drafted by the Phantoms on May 5 in the 12th round of the USHL draft. The Phantoms, of Youngstown, Ohio, will open the season with a road game on Nov. 6 against the Chicago Steel. McGrath, a 5’8”, 130-pound forward, attended Morgan Park Academy for elementary school and then St. Rita High School for two years before transferring to Cranbrook Kingswood, a prep school in Michigan. (photo courtesy of the McGrath Family)