Jason Spezza insisted that his desire to leave the Ottawa Senators didn't stem from a need to escape the spotlight.
Jason Spezza sees himself as "just a piece to the puzzle" in Dallas.
Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray insisted that Jason Spezza didn't leave for financial reasons.
Jason Spezza cited his relationship with coach Lindy Ruff as one of the reasons he thinks playing in Dallas will work out for him.
The Dallas Stars have acquired Jason Spezza and Ludvig Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2015 second round pick, Alex Guptill, Nicholas Paul, and Alex Chiasson.
Jason Spezza has reportedly been dealt to the Dallas Stars.
Because Ottawa wasn't able to trade Jason Spezza before the start of the unrestricted free agent period, the Senators are going into it in an awkward position.
The door may not be completely closed on Jason Spezza and the Nashville Predators.
Jason Spezza, who has asked the Ottawa Senators to trade him but vetoed a deal to the Nashville Predators, is being coveted in trade talks with the St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars and Chicago Blackhawks, according to TSN.
Senators general manager Bryan Murray knows he might have to alter the package he expects to get back in a Jason Spezza deal.
Ottawa GM Bryan Murray said he had a potential deal with the Nashville Predators, but it was squashed because Jason Spezza refused to go there.
Although they tried, the Senators were not able to secure a first-round pick in this year's entry draft for disgruntled center Jason Spezza.
The Jason Spezza hunt reportedly has five interested teams.
Jason Spezza's no-trade list reportedly includes the Nashville Predators.