CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 16: Equipment Manager Mark DePasquale of the Calgary Flames sharpens a skate before the game against the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Saddledome on November 16, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/NHL 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