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The Eventual End of the Buffalo Rebuild

The NHL season is still young (“Thank goodness,” said the CBJ fans), and yet it’s already tempting to look at the developing trainwreck in Buffalo. The Sabres have picked up a few lucky wins thanks to their goalies. Other than that? It’s bleak. James Mirtle detailed just how poor Buffalo has been and projects to be (a chance to rival the expansion Thrashers for all-time low...
Via BS Hockey
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres demote defensemen Jake McCabe, Mark Pysyk to AHL

  The Buffalo Sabres have assigned defensemen Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk to their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester. The moves do not come as a surprise after both players opened the season on the Sabres' injured list. Pysyk sustained what the team called an ''upper body'' injury during a 2-0 preseason win over Carolina on Sept. 23. McCabe was sidelined by what the team...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres demote defensemen McCabe, Pysyk to AHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have assigned defensemen Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk to their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester. The moves do not come as a surprise after both players opened the season on the Sabres' injured list. Pysyk sustained what the team called an ''upper body'' injury during a 2-0 preseason win over Carolina on Sept. 23. McCabe was sidelined...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille Participated In Optional Practice, No Timetable For Return

The Boston Bruins held an optional practice Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena and injured forward Daniel Paille was on the ice. Paille has not played since April 12, when he was on the receiving end of a nasty hit from Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe at the TD Garden, suffering a head injury. He has been skating for nearly a week, but there’s not word on when he’ll return....
Via NESN.com
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey trio to represent Team USA at World Championships ☆

Wisconsin’s rich tradition at the international hockey level continues this year, as a trio of Badgers were announced as part of the first 15 members of Team USA for the 2014 IIHF World Championships. Jake McCabe, Jake Gardiner and Craig Smith all will don the USA shirt in Minsk, Belarus from May 9-25. All three also happen to be NHLers as of today, with McCabe signing with the...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Daniel Paille "feeling great"; not concussed and listed day-to-day

Not everyone who gets knocked cold has a concussion, just ask Daniel Paille.The left winger on the Boston Bruins' fabled Merlot Line absorbed a brutal - but clean - hit from Buffalo Sabres' defenseman Jake McCabe during Boston's President's Trophy clinching win over Buffalo on Saturday afternoon - the 29-year-old so wobbly on his skates that he needed assistance to the room...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres Defenseman Jake McCabe Crushes Dan Paille

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe stepped up on Boston Bruins forward Dan Paille and absolutely leveled him. Paille was clearly concussed on the play, seeing as he couldn’t stand on his own. The hit was clean, even though McCabe was given a five-minute major and a game, it’s just unfortunate that Paille was stumbling forward as he got hit. [YouTube] The post Sabres Defenseman...
Via Diehardsport
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

"No update" on Paille injury, Bergeron dealing with "minor issue"

Bruins forward Daniel Paille left Saturday's game after taking a big hit from Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe in the third period, and judging from the bits of information we have on the matter, it does not look good for Bruins fourth-liner. As always, we await official word from the team or a reporter in regards to the exact nature of the injury. However, with that being said, it...
Via BruinsLife
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Daniel Paille crushed on hit by McCabe

The Bruins may’ve had an easy wrap up of the President’s Trophy today, beating Buffalo 4-1, but one of their forwards did not have a smooth game. Daniel Paille, who has been concussed twice this season – once in December and again in March, may’ve suffered a third one in today’s game. This high hit by Jake McCabe on a vulnerable Paille knocked the winger for a loop: He...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake McCabe hit on Daniel Paille stuns Bruins winger

The Bruins may’ve had an easy wrap up of the President’s Trophy today, beating Buffalo 4-1, but one of their forwards did not have a smooth game. Daniel Paille, who has been concussed twice this season – once in December and again in March, may’ve suffered a third one in today’s game. This high hit by Jake McCabe on a vulnerable Paille knocked the winger for a loop: He...
Via Bloguin Best
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Injury Update: Patrice Bergeron’s Issue Minor, Daniel Paille’s Status Unknown

BOSTON — The most important thing for the Bruins entering Saturday’s game with the Buffalo Sabres was to stay healthy. That didn’t necessarily go as planned, though. The Bruins lost two players over the course of their 4-1 win over the Sabres at TD Garden, but there’s not a whole lot of information about Patrice Bergeron or Daniel Paille who both left the game early. The...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jake McCabe ejected for hit on Daniel Paille

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe was ejected from Saturday’s game when he hit Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille up high during the third period. Paille, who has battled two concussions this season, looked dazed when he got up from the ice and was helped to the bench. Bruins center Gregory Campbell immediately came to his linemate’s defense and picked up a minor penalty...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers McCabe, Mersch Named All-Americans ☆

While Jake McCabe and Michael Mersch both left Wisconsin after the NCAA loss to North Dakota, both are leaving on a high note in their collegiate careers as well. On Friday, the American Hockey Coaches Association named both as All-Americans. McCabe was tabbed a first team All-American, while Mersch leaves Wisconsin as a member of the second team. With those honors, the duo becomes...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Simonelli Adds to Badger Hockey Players in the Pros ☆

Undrafted to Wisconsin captain to a professional hockey player—it’s safe to say former Wisconsin defenseman Frankie Simonelli has had a unique journey. On Thursday it was announced that Simonelli was signed to a Professional Try Out contract with the Boston Bruins organization.  He will be assigned to the Providence Bruins, the AHL affiliate within the Boston organization. He...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake McCabe leaves Badgers for Buffalo Sabers ☆

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...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres sign Wisconsin D McCabe to 3-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Defenseman Jake McCabe has given up playing his senior year at Wisconsin by signing a three-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres.
Via FOXSports.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes drop heartbreaker in Big Ten hockey tournament final

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Wisconsin didn't need to win this to keep playing. Trophies are always nice to take home, though. The Badgers were after a top seed, too. Mark Zengerle's rebound goal in overtime lifted Wisconsin to a 5-4 victory over Ohio State on Saturday night in the inaugural Big Ten hockey championship game, earning an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament after falling...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Inagural Big Ten Hockey Tournament Preview: All You Need to Know

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) and David Malinowski (@dmmm14) It’s a new sight to behold, as the changing of the guard in the form of a new tournament. Six teams will descend into the depths of St. Paul, Minnesota for the first annual showdown in the newly-minted Big Ten Hockey Conference. Without further ado, here is a rundown of who to watch and what to behold at this year...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Men's hockey: Badgers Edge No. 1 Gophers, Earn Sweep

Fresh off a euphoric win over the top-ranked team in the land, the No. 12 Wisconsin men's hockey team fought its way to a 2-1 win over No. 1 Minnesota at the Kohl Center on Friday.  For the second night in a row, it was the Badgers who drew first blood. Nic Kerdiles hustled to a loose puck and tipped it to Grant Besse, who found the biscuit at the right faceoff dot and buried...
Via Madtown Badgers
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin completes sweep of top-ranked Gophers

MADISON, Wis. -- It was a hard-hitting affair befitting a border rivalry. And, in the end, the bragging rights resided on the eastern side of the Mississippi River. Host Wisconsin completed a two-game sweep of top-ranked Minnesota on Friday night in men's hockey action, as the No. 12-ranked Badgers held on for a 2-1 victory. Badgers star Nic Kerdiles scored the game-winning goal...
Via Fox Sports North
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey completes sweep of No. 1 Minnesota

MADISON, Wis. -- It was a hard-hitting affair befitting a border rivalry. And, in the end, the bragging rights resided on the eastern side of the Mississippi River. Host Wisconsin completed a two-game sweep of top-ranked Minnesota on Friday night in men's hockey action, as the No. 12-ranked Badgers held on for a 2-1 victory. Badgers star Nic Kerdiles scored the game-winning goal...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey: Badgers Down Top-Ranked Gophers

It may not have been pretty at times, but the No. 12 Wisconsin men’s hockey team turned in the performance it needed for a 2-1 win over top-ranked Minnesota at the Kohl Center on Thursday night. Despite being out-shot by Minnesota 32-19, Wisconsin was able to hand the Gophers their first loss in Big Ten play. The host Badgers got on the board first as Frankie Simonelli...
Via Madtown Badgers
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UW skates to 5-3 win over Buckeyes in series opener

The Big Ten hockey experiment may be working after all, as the best crowd of the season was treated a great hockey game on Friday night at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin treated the crowd to free ice cream and a win, beating visiting Ohio State 5-3 in the series opener.  It was a true team effort for the Badgers, who got all five of their goals from different players. Yet, three...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin hockey survives Saturday night thriller with Alaska-Anchorage

MADISON -- The 13th-ranked Wisconsin men's hockey squad got all it could handle from visiting Alaska-Anchorage all weekend. On Saturday, however, the Badgers held on for a narrow, 4-3 victory over the Seawolves. Wisconsin (11-6-1) seized an early, 2-1 lead Saturday night, after Tyler Barnes lit the lamp in the final seconds of the opening period. A flurry of second-period scoring...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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