BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 26: Brad Boyes #22 and Patrick Kaleta #36 of the Buffalo Sabres get ready to take the ice to warm up for their game against the Washington Capitals at First Niagara Center on December 26, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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