DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 14: Fans of the Colorado Avalanche stand for a portrait with the Stanley Cup prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild at the Pepsi Center on December 14, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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