RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 08: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference prior to the game between the Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes on April 8, 2010 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bettman announced that the 2011 NHL All Star game will be hosted by the Carolina Hurricanes. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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