McCabe in April 2016
October 12, 1993 |
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL team||Buffalo Sabres|
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||44th overall, 2012
Jake McCabe (born October 12, 1993) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Sabres in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
McCabe spent three seasons playing for the Wisconsin Badgers in the NCAA Men's Division I Big Ten Conference. In his junior year, McCabe's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2013–14 All-Big Ten First Team.
On April 2, 2014, the Sabres signed McCabe to a three-year entry-level contract, with the intent of having him join the Sabres' active roster. He made his NHL debut the following day, skating 16:20 with the Sabres in a 2–1 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
On June 30, 2016, McCabe signed a three-year contract extension with the Sabres.
Regular season and playoffs
|2009–10||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||35||0||5||5||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||19||2||4||6||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||26||3||9||12||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||38||3||18||21||50||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||University of Wisconsin||Big-10||36||8||17||25||53||—||—||—||—||—|
|Representing United States|
|World Junior Championships|
|IIHF World U18 Championships|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge|
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA Third Team||2012–13|
|All-Big Ten First Team||2013–14|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2013–14|
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- "Blues defeat Sabres". National Hockey League. 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Sabres' Jake McCabe: Signs three-year extension with Buffalo". CBS Sports. 2016-06-30. Retrieved 2016-06-30.
- "Patrik Laine suffers concussion as hit sparks line brawl between Jets, Sabres". SB Nation. 2017-01-08. Retrieved 2017-01-09.
- "Big Ten Announces Hockey Postseason Honors". Big Ten Conference. 2014-03-21. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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