VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 10: Brad Richardson #15 of the Vancouver Canucks kicks a soccer ball as he warms up with teammates before their NHL game against the St. Louis Blues at Rogers Arena January 10, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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