Bryan McCabe still waits for deal
The 36-year-old unrestricted free agent is hanging out at his South Florida home still pondering his future.
“There have been discussions with several teams,” his agent, Ian Pulver, told ESPN.com on Monday. “Bryan is still considering his options.”
McCabe had 28 points (7-21) in 67 games with Florida and the New York Rangers last season. He’s no longer the offensive force he once was, but he’s a solid two-way player and also a popular player in the room.
He has had a few training-camp tryout invites, but at this point that doesn’t seem to interest him too much.
At this time of year, what often happens is teams overestimate how deep they are at defense and realize halfway through preseason or early in the regular season that a certain young player hasn’t made the kind of jump they had hoped for. Or there would be injuries. Then, teams suddenly feel a need to make a veteran of McCabe’s pedigree a real offer. We’ll see if that happens.
Of course, McCabe could also just pack it in if nothing interests him.