Recorded an assist and was +2 against EDM on Oct. 9... missed a game on Oct. 15 with a facial injury... returned to the line-up on Oct. 17 at CBJ where he had three hits and a blocked shot... blocked a team-high five shots and played a season-high 15:40 TOI on Oct. 19 at WPG... scored his first goal of the season vs. CAR on Oct. 23... scored his second goal of the year at MTL on Nov. 2... had a goal in consecutive games for the first time in his career when he scored on Nov. 4 at WAS... had the first game-winning goal and the second two-point game (1G, 1A) of his NHL career at FLA on Nov. 8... recorded his second multi-point game in a week (1G, 1A) on Nov. 15 vs. OTT... had an assist vs. NJ on Nov. 22... scored and was +1 on Dec. 31 vs. EDM... recorded the first three-point and three-assist game of his career vs. FLA on Jan. 9... had two assists and was a +3 on Jan. 15 at ARI... recorded a pair of assists and was +2 at ANA on Jan. 21...
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