DALLAS - JANUARY 31: Zbynek Michalek #4, Ed Jovanovski #55 and Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes get stretched out prior to face off against the Dallas Stars on January 31, 2010 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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