McCabe filed for salary arbitration Friday.
McCabe had a large role on the blue line last season, averaging just under 19 minutes of ice time over 59 games. The Sabres extended a $1.775 million qualifying offer to the 25-year-old, but he seemingly would like something different. Considering the role McCabe had with the club last season, it would be easy to see both parties reaching an agreement before the arbitration hearings.
McCabe earned a qualifying offer from the Sabres on Tuesday.
McCabe was a key player on the blue line last season for the Sabres, averaging just under 19 minutes of ice time in 59 games. He wasn't much of a fantasy asset, however, collecting just 14 points in that span, and rarely seeing power-play time. If McCabe accepts the offer, his deal will be worth $1.775 million next season, but it's hard envisioning production at a fantasy-relevant level.
McCabe (undisclosed) will return to the lineup for Sunday's game against Columbus, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
McCabe was injured in the March 2 contest against Toronto and missed the following 13 games with his unknown injury. With just 14 points in 55 games, he doesn't have much fantasy value as the regular season winds down.
McCabe (undisclosed) isn't ready to play, though he did skate Saturday ahead of a road game against the Islanders, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
McCabe will miss a 13th consecutive game. His long layoff has opened up more playing time for the likes of Matt Tennyson, Marco Scandella and Casey Nelson -- to name a few.
McCabe (undisclosed) is still considered day-to-day, but he will join the team on the road against the Islanders on Saturday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Coach Phil Housley didn't rule McCabe out versus New York, so there is still a chance he is cleared ahead of Saturday's tilt. If the Wisconsin native does slot back into the lineup, it will likely be at the expense of youngster Will Borgen. McCabe is bogged down in a 13-game pointless streak, and he went without a goal in 18 straight contests leading up to the injury.
McCabe (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day, but won't return to the lineup versus the Red Wings on Thursday.
McCabe has only five more chances to slot back into the lineup before the end of the 2018-19 campaign, but he appears to be trending in the right direction. The blueliner was on pace to reach the 20-point mark prior to getting hurt and should be able to achieve that level of production next year if he can stay out of the infirmary.
McCabe will be out five-to-six weeks with an upper-body injury.
It looks like the injury that knocked McCabe out of Saturday's game against Toronto is a significant one. The blueliner has tied his career high with four goals this season, but his 14 points in 55 games had McCabe off most fantasy radars even before this injury.
McCabe left Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs with an injury and did not return, Mike Harrington of TBN Sports reports.
McCabe was involved in a scrum late in the second and then did not join the team for the start of the third period. The Sabres are hosting the Oilers on Monday, so the defenseman won't have long to get healthy. If McCabe can't play, Matt Hunwick could be in the lineup.
McCabe tallied an assist in Tuesday's win over Columbus.
The helper gives McCabe 13 points on the year, which surpasses last year's total of 12. He's enjoying a nice bounce-back season, and could conceivably hit a career high in points should he collect eight more down the stretch.
McCabe registered a goal in Wednesday's victory over Calgary.
McCabe has two goals in 12 games since returning from an upper-body injury. The defender has matched his career high with four tallies and will push for the 20-point mark for the second time in his career if he can stay healthy.
McCabe (upper body) will play Friday against the Capitals.
McCabe was on the shelf for the last nine games, but he'll make his return ahead of Buffalo's back-to-back games prior to the holiday break. He has 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in 25 games this season.
McCabe (upper body) could return for Friday's clash with the Capitals, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
McCabe has missed the Sabres' past nine games, but he's closing in on a return. Buffalo also plays Saturday against Anaheim, which could be his return date should he need the extra day. McCabe has 10 points in 25 games on the year.
McCabe (upper body) is expected to return either Friday on the road against the Capitals or Saturday against the visiting Ducks, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
McCabe reportedly has skated eight of the last nine days, and it doesn't sound like there is much left for him to prove from a recovery standpoint. However, reading between the lines, McCabe will not play Tuesday evening against the Panthers.
McCabe (upper body) is listed as week-to-week on the Sabres' injury report.
McCabe landed on injured reserve Tuesday, ending any hopes of a return to the ice for the contest against the Maple Leafs. The blueliner's week-to-week designation suggests his absence could be an extended one.
McCabe (upper body) is listed on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.
McCabe was previously considered a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with Toronto, so this move comes as a bit of a surprise. The Wisconsin native's placement on injured reserve was almost certainly made retroactive to Nov. 30, so he should be eligible to return whenever he's deemed fit to play. In the meantime, Lawrence Pilut will continue to fill in on the Sabres' top pairing.
McCabe (upper body) could play versus Toronto on Tuesday, Lance Lysowski of the Buffalo News reports.
McCabe has missed the Sabres past two outings, but is considered a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs. McCabe has 10 points in 25 games, and lost both games he was absent. Having him back in the lineup would be a big boost to their defense.
McCabe (upper body) won't be in the lineup versus Nashville on Monday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
McCabe will miss his second straight outing due to his upper-body issue, which will see Lawrence Pilut continue to fill in on the blue line. Prior to getting hurt, the 24-year-old McCabe was bogged down in a six-game goal drought, during which he managed a lone helper. With a back-to-back on the schedule, the defenseman should probably be considered a long shot to play in Tuesday's clash with Toronto.
McCabe (upper body) is considered day-to-day and won't play Friday against the Panthers.
With McCabe in recovery mode, Lawrence Pilut will draw into the lineup and make his NHL debut against the Panthers. The 25-year-old blueliner will hope to recover in time for Monday's clash with the Predators.
McCabe (undisclosed) won't return to Thursday's game against Tampa Bay.
The specific nature of McCabe's injury has yet to be revealed, but he should be considered questionable at best for Friday's matchup with Florida at this point. If McCabe's unable to go, Lawrence Pilut will likely draw into the lineup and make his NHL debut against the Panthers.
McCabe left Thursday's game against the Lightning for undisclosed reasons, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Earlier in the night, McCabe had to be accompanied down the tunnel by an athletic trainer to deal with an undisclosed issue. The 25-year-old would return but played just one shift before departing a second time. It's unclear at this point what is hindering McCabe. Expect the team to update his situation after the game if he's unable to return.
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