EDMONTON, CANADA - DECEMBER 19: Ty Conklin #29 of the Detroit Red Wings chats with former teammates from the Edmonton Oilers during warm-up at Rexall Place on December 19, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/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