In his fifth season the scrappy 25-year-old had career highs in goals (10) and points (36) while leading his club in ice time (25:16 per game). The 6'2" 220-pounder finished tied for 16th among NHL defensemen in goals.
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In his seventh season the feisty 26-year-old had career highs in goals (17) and points (43) while finishing second on his club in ice time (24:34). The 6'2" 213-pounder finished tied for second among NHL defensemen in goals.
THE VERDICT: McCabe is the more robust hitter, has a rocket shot and has a better nose for the net. He's our pick.