UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 21: P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders and Tim Brent #37 of the Carolina Hurricanes battle for a loose puck at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 21, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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.
— Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators with the Stars