Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 4/2/14
Michael Mersch signing with the Los Angeles Kings was gravy on top of a stellar senior season. However, on Wednesday the Badgers hockey program took a big hit for the 2014-15 season as Jake McCabe signed his three-year, entry level contract with the team that drafted him—the Buffalo Sabers. McCabe is expected to make an immediate debut for the Sabers on Thursday in St. Louis, as he was a 2nd-round draft pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Congrats in order for junior D @McCabe19 signing with the Buffalo Sabres! Expected to play Thursday in St. Louis. http://t.co/uQnj9xvjc4 — Wisconsin Hockey (@BadgerMHockey) April 2, 2014 He finished his career as an inaugural member of the All-Big Ten team, earning first-team honors on the strength of eight goals and 25 points. Both of which led all Badger defensemen in the 2013-14 season and ranked him second in points among B1G defensemen. Playing 100 games in his three-year career, McCabe ended his stint in Madison with 14 goals, 58 points, 115 p...
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