OTTAWA - DECEMBER 28: Pascal Leclaire #33 of the Ottawa Senators is attended to by head equipment manager Scott Allegrino after his neck guard was broken during warmups prior to a game against the Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Place on December 28, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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