TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 10: Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning signs autographs as he arrives for the team's home opening game against the Florida Panthers at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on October 10, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/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