Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe out 6-8 months with knee injury

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe was diagnosed today with injuries in his right knee to his ACL, MCL and meniscus as the result of a play during the team’s game on February 20 in New Jersey, the team announced Monday.

The expected recovery time for his injuries is approximately six to eight months.

McCabe recorded three points (1+2) in 13 games while averaging 19:09 of ice time in the 12 games prior to the injury.

Buffalo will play the New York Islanders tonight at 7 p.m. at NYCB Live on MSG and WGR 550. Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on MSG.