McCabe was a second-round pick out of Wisconsin in June. The sophomore defenseman has two goals and seven assists in 16 games for the Badgers this season. He will be coached by former Sabres defenseman Phil Housley.
The United States faces off Thursday morning in Ufa against Germany. The tournament features teams from 10 nations: the United States, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland. The championship game takes place Jan. 5.
|DATE||GAME TIME||OPPONENT||REPLAY TIME|
|Dec. 26||9 a.m.||Germany||8 p.m.|
|Dec. 28||9 a.m.||Russia||8 p.m.|
|Dec. 30||4:30 a.m.||Canada||8 p.m.|
|Dec. 31||5 a.m.||Slovakia||8 p.m.|
|Jan. 2||4 a.m.||Quarterfinal one||5:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 2||8 a.m.||Quarterfinal two||8 p.m.|
|Jan. 3||4 a.m.||Semifinal one||5:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 3||8 a.m.||Semifinal two||8 p.m.|
|Jan. 5||4 a.m.||Bronze medal game||5:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 5||8 a.m.||Gold medal game||8 p.m.|
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