TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 17: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates during warmups prior to tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on October 17, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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