BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 07: Stu Barnes, formerly of the Buffalo Sabres, chats with former teammates before their game against the Winnipeg Jets at First Niagara Center on January 7, 2012 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