WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals stretches before an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at Verizon Center on April 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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