OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 20: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators selects a hockey stick at the players' bench during warmup prior to a game against the Minnesota Wild at Canadian Tire Centre on November 20, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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