PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 02: Mike Rupp #17 of the Pittsburgh Penguins shas his shot blocked by Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Atlanta Thrashers in front of the defense of Ron Hainsey #6 on December 2, 2010 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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