ST. PAUL, MN - DECEMBER 26: Fans wait to enter the Xcel Energy Center prior to the game between the Minnesota Wild and the Colorado Avalanche on December 26, 2011 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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