King Clancy Memorial Trophy (1998) NHL Foundation Player Award (1998)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, February 23, 1988. Claimed by Hartford from St. Louis in Waiver Draft, January 18, 1995. Traded to Toronto by Hartford for Toronto's 8th round choice (Hartford/Carolina selected Jaroslav Svoboda) in 1998 Entry Draft, March 18, 1997. Traded to St. Louis by Toronto for future considerations, September 30, 1997. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to knee injury vs. Dallas, November 8, 1999. Officially announced retirement and named radio colour analyst on St. Louis Blues' broadcast team, July 28, 2000.
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