DETROIT - DECEMBER 14: Jason LaBarbera #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes practices for warm-ups before a NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on December 14, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via 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