DALLAS, TX- DECEMBER 23: Richard Bachman #31 of the Dallas Stars makes a save against Craig Smith #15 of the Nashville Predators at the American Airlines Center on December 23, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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