BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – One of the Sabres’ top prospects is now officially in the organization, with Jake McCabe signing his entry-level contract today.
McCabe, a defenseman, gives up his final season of eligibility at Wisconsin. He was an All-Big Ten selection this year, while serving as the Badgers’ alternate captain. He registered 25 points from the blue line this season, including eight goals.
He will wear number 29 with the Sabres, and is expected to make his NHL debut Thursday night against St. Louis.