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Report: Joe Sakic schedules press conference, stays mum on retirement

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Colorado Avalanche center Joe Sakic is shown in this May 1, 2008, photo. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Jack Dempsey Author: The Hockey News

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Report: Joe Sakic schedules press conference, stays mum on retirement

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DENVER - Star Avalanche centre Joe Sakic is scheduled to speak at a press conference Thursday but has given no indication whether he'll play another season in Colorado or hang up his skates.

According to a report in the Denver Post, Sakic is set to appear before his charity golf tournament, though, his agent Don Baizley says, he is "still is trying to make up his mind."

Similar to undecided Leafs centre Mats Sundin, Sakic is a free agent and can field offers from other teams. However, it is expected that Sakic, if he were to continue his career, would re-sign with Colorado.

Avalanche veterans are to report for physicals on Sept. 19, then begin skating in training camp the next day.

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