DETROIT, MI - MARCH 30: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings faces off against Paul Gaustad #28 of the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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