May turned pro in 1982-83 with the Fort Wayne Komets and played in the minors until he signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Blues in 1985. He played 3 games for the Blues in 1985-86 and 3 more in 1987-88. May played the rest of his career with the Peoria Rivermen. He retired in 1989.
- 1985-86 James Gatschene Memorial Trophy