BOSTON - APRIL 4: Sean Avery #16 of the New York Rangers skates during warm-up against the Boston Bruins at the TD Banknorth Garden on April 4, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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