LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 31: (L-R) Alexandre Burrows #14, Kevin Bieksa #3, Henrik Sedin #33 and Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate Bieksa's first-period goal against the Los Angeles Kings in the first period during the NHL game at Staples Center on December 31, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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