MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 16:The new Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta #21, warms up with teammates Lars Eller #81 and Hal Gill #75 before the NHL game against the Ottawa Senators on October 16, 2010 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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