PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 22: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders tries to get past the defense of Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on November 22, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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.
— Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators with the Stars