NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 11: Stephen Gionta #11 of the New Jersey Devils is hit by Kevin Czuczman #24 of the New York Islanders during the first period at the Prudential Center on April 11, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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