McInnis had 47 points (16g-31a) in 62 games split between the Solar Bears and Florida Everblades last season. He led all Solar Bears with six points (3g-3a) in six Kelly Cup Playoffs appearances, and was tied for second on the team with three goals. A rookie last season, McInnis made his professional debut playing two games for the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League at the end of the 2013-14 season.
A native of Boston, McInnis played four seasons (2010-14) for the Minnesota State University-Mankato Mavericks, where he posted 79 points (43g-36a) in 133 career games. McInnis led the Mavericks with 21 goals during his senior season (2013-14) while finishing third on the team with 38 points.