Joe McGrath
Joe McGrath
Joe McGrath
Gender Male
Occupation Manager of the Charlestown Chiefs
Portrayed by Strother Martin
Appearances Slap Shot
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Joe McGrath is a character from the 1977 film Slap Shot. He is the manager of the Charlestown Chiefs in the Federal League.


After many years in hockey, Joe McGrath was manager of the Charlestown Chiefs the year they were folding due to the financial situation. During the whole season, he was trying to sell the teams equipment and get himself another job. Joe also brought in scouts from the National Hockey League for the Chiefs championship game against the Syracuse Bulldogs.

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