The Mats Sundin watch is still on with a decision not expected until later this month.
Rogers Sportsnet caught up with the former Leafs captain at a golf tournament in Sweden where he said he is still pondering his future.
"I haven't decided yet," Sundin said. "I think sometime in August I hope to come to a conclusion on what I'm going to do ... if I'm going to play or not this year."
Sundin's agent J.P Barry said in late July that his client would make a decision by August 1 but that day has come and gone.
"Mats has decided he will make a decision by Aug. 1," Barry told the Vancouver Province in late July.
His client denied that he ever had a deadline.
"I never had a deadline," Sundin said. "I know there was talk about the first of August, but .... I said sometime in August hopefully I'll be able to make a decision. I won't make that until I really feel comfortable with making a good decision."
There are reportedly six teams interested in Sundin's services but he hasn't even thought about what uniform he will be wearing for the 2008-09 season.
Earlier this summer Sundin acknowledged that he has not ruled out a return to Toronto and that re-joining the Leafs has become even more intriguing to the centreman with the additions of Joe Nieuwendyk to the front office and Curtis Joseph in the back-up netminder role.
"I haven't even worried about any teams," Sundin told Sportsnet. " I'm just trying to bring my mind to a point where I can make a good decision whether or not I'm going to play hockey right now. That's my first decision and we'll go from there after that."