Dennis Seidenberg plans to wait for at least a couple more weeks before he decides to head home to play in Germany.
"I just don't want to leave early," he said. "I want to wait it out for a week or two and see where things are at. You don't want to go too early and play a month or two and then come back and play 50 (NHL) games. . . . Once it starts, they'll probably be putting a lot of games in a month and it would be a lot on top of going over there. You have to consider that and be careful of how you manage your time." Seidenberg is likely to play with his brother Yannic, on the Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, when he decides to make the jump to play overseas.