Claimed by Chicago (Portland-WHL) from Chicago in Reverse Draft, June 10, 1970. Claimed by NY Islanders from Chicago in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1972. Claimed by Kansas City from NY Islanders in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Transferred to Colorado after Kansas City franchise relocated, June, 1976.
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