NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 26: Joel Ward #29 of the Nashville Predators toss his gloves to assistant equipment manager Jeff Camillo after warm ups prior to a game against the Chicago Blackhawks on December 26, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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