BUFFALO – The Sabres today signed defenseman Jake McCabe, the 44th overall pick in 2012, to a three-year, entry-level contract.
McCabe is expected to join the Sabres immediately.
The 20-year-old compiled 14 goals and 58 points in 100 games over three seasons at Wisconsin. The American scored a career-high eight goals and 25 points in 36 games in 2013-14, earning first-team All-Big Ten honors.
McCabe, 6-feet and 195 pounds, captained Team USA’s 2013 gold-medal winning world junior squad.