TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 4: Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning talks to fans as he stretches during pre-game skate against the New York Islanders at the St. Pete Times Forum on February 4, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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