NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 5: Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils stops a shot on goal during the third period against the Detroit Red Wings on December 5, 2009 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Red Wings 4-3. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
It's a date that's been circled on my calendar, so it's kind of nice to have it here and get it over with (Thursday). This is a little bit of the closing of the book on the move. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.
— Stars forward Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators