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01-04-2013, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by HockeyH3aven View Post
McCabe is one of those guys who you don't even notice defensively because he just never makes mistakes. He's like Tallinder but with more offensive skill at the U20 level. The fact that he shows up in the offensive end as much as some forwards is also very exciting.

I also don't take it as a small thing that he is the captain of a very successful US team. Getting a bunch of guys together who play against each other the other 11 months of the year and then forming them into a very good, cohesive team is incredibly difficult. Housley obviously is the key factor in this, but I think the captain does as well.
Yeah, I watched parts of three games (Wisconsin, WJC) on TV and think I noticed him a couple times. It was hard to follow/cheer him on.

It was easier in the early going cheering for Grigorenko (he stands out).

I watched the first period of USA/Canada game. McCabe sure was noticeable there (two goals!)!

I heard the McCabe interview on XM92 this morning. He is a well-spoken leader.

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