ST. LOUIS - DECEMBER 31: Ty Conklin #29 and Cam Janssen #55 of the St. Louis Blues warm up before a game against the Vancouver Canucks on December 31, 2009 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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