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Jason Spezza | Center | #90

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/13/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 1 (2) / OTT
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Jason Spezza hasn't been getting much ice time lately.
Spezza has logged between 12:44 and 14:24 minutes in his last four contests. That's in stark contrast to the six games that preceded that where he was on the ice for over 17 minutes in every contest. He hasn't been on a consistent line recently either, although his most common linemates over his last three games have been Jiri Hudler and Tyler Seguin. He's also still getting plenty of power-play time despite his dip in overall minutes. For now this is just something to monitor, but obviously if his role with the team has declined in a more permanent sense then his fantasy value will dip accordingly. Jan 15 - 4:33 AM

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Jason Spezza has accumulated nine points in the last seven games.

He has two goals and even helpers during that span and he has been held off the scoresheet on just one occasion. Spezza will look to continue his recent success when the Stars visit Los Angeles on Monday night.
Jan 9 - 1:47 PM

Jason Spezza picked up two assists in Thursday's 4-2 win over Colorado.

The veteran pivot now has a trio of two-point games over his last four, with two goals and five helpers over that span. Spezza has 15 helpers and 22 points in 30 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 04:11:00 AM

Jason Spezza produced a shorthanded goal and added an assist in the Stars' 3-2 win over Arizona on Tuesday night.

Spezza has heated up lately with two goals and three assists over a three-game scoring spree and 11 points in his past 12.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 12:21:00 PM

Jason Spezza scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Spezza picked up a primary assist on Patrick Eaves' first period-goal and he gave the Stars a 2-1 lead late in the second period. He finished the game with a plus-2 rating and three shots on goal in 14:43 of ice time. Spezza has six goals and 11 assists in 27 games this season.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 11:46:00 PM

Jason Spezza notched a goal and two assists in Thursday's 5-2 win against Nashville.

He was placed on a line with Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn in the contest and the trio combined for three goals and eight points. Spezza has accumulated five goals and 14 points in 21 matches this campaign, while battling injuries and plenty of line juggling.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 09:38:00 AM

Jason Spezza picked up his 10th point of the year during Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Penguins.

Spezza's sixth helper of the season was his second point in three games. It may be a stretch to expect him to hit the 60-point plateau again this season, but it looks like he's back up to speed.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 12:26:00 AM

Jason Spezza (lower body) is good to rejoin the Stars on Tuesday.

Spezza was sidelined for five consecutive games. He skated alongside Devin Shore and Gemel Smith during Tuesday's practice. Spezza has four goals and five points in nine games.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 12:22:00 PM

Jason Spezza will likely not play Sunday against Vancouver.

Although he practiced Saturday and is showing progress in his recovery from a lower-body injury, he is not well enough to dress for a game. That could come as soon as Dallas' next contest, but for now, keep Spezza on reserve.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 11:55:00 AM

Jason Spezza (lower body) will miss Friday's contest.

Spezza was on the ice on Friday, but he skated with the Stars' scratches. This will be his fourth straight game on the sidelines.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 04:51:00 PM

Jason Spezza (lower body) isn't ready to return Tuesday night.

He skated in the morning, but did some extra work with the team's scratches and won't play versus Winnipeg. It will be the second game in a row he has missed due to a lower-body injury.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 02:27:00 PM

Jason Spezza (lower body) could be back in the lineup as early as Tuesday night when the Stars visit Winnipeg.

Spezza wasn't able to play Sunday because of a lower-body injury he sustained on Saturday. Dallas initially believed that Spezza would be out for "a while," but it looks like that won't be the case even if he isn't ready to play Tuesday.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 11:28:00 AM

After an initial foreboding report on Jason Spezza, the dust seems to have settle on merely being day-to-day with a lower body injury.

He won't play tonight. The Stars play four times next week, which offers plenty of opportunity for the veteran center to return. Stay tuned.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 02:35:00 PM

Jason Spezza left Saturday night's game with a lower-body injury.

He will not play Sunday night and preliminary indications are that he will be out for "a while." Reserve Spezza immediately and hope for the best.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 12:31:00 PM

Jason Spezza potted his third goal of 2016-17 in a 3-2 OT loss to Columbus on Tuesday night.

His second-period marker ended the Stars' goalless streak at 109:40. Spezza recorded four shots in 17:41 of ice time and he has four points in seven matches this campaign.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 11:46:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Radek Faksa
5Devin Shore
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Mattias Janmark
RW1Jiri Hudler
2Ales Hemsky
3Patrick Eaves
4Lauri Korpikoski
5Brett Ritchie
6Curtis McKenzie
D1John Klingberg
2Dan Hamhuis
3Johnny Oduya
4Stephen Johns
5Esa Lindell
6Jordie Benn
7Patrik Nemeth
8Julius Honka
9Jamie Oleksiak
G1Antti Niemi
2Kari Lehtonen