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Jason Spezza | Center | #90

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (32) / 6/13/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 1 (2) / OTT
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Jason Spezza (upper body) was on the ice prior to the Stars' practice on Friday.
The hope is that Spezza will be able to start practicing with Dallas in the near future. In the meantime, he's missed three straight games. Feb 12 - 6:07 PM

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Jason Spezza (upper body) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

Spezza sustained the injury when he was smashed into the boards on Thursday. We don't know much about the severity of his injury yet, but placing him on the IR list means that he won't be available for at least a week. He has 18 goals and 40 points in 52 contests in 2015-16. Dallas has called up Radek Faksa as a result of this injury.
Feb 5 - 6:00 PM

Coach Lindy Ruff said that Jason Spezza suffered an upper-body injury Thursday night.

It was originally reported as a lower-body ailment. "It looks like a little bit of time," Ruff said when asked about the length of the injury. "I'm going to say it's more than a few days." We may get a better timetable after he is re-evaluated.
Feb 5 - 9:27 AM

Jason Spezza left Thursday's match with Colorado early due to a lower body injury.

Spezza cracked open the night's scoring with his 18th goal of the season just 91 seconds into the game. However he only saw 7:25 of work before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Feb 4 - 10:50 PM

Jason Spezza scored the game-winning goal in Mondays 2-1 triumph over Calgary.

His 17th of the season was set up by John Klingberg and Patrick Sharp. Spezza has amassed 14 points in his past 13 matches.
Jan 26 - 12:05 PM

Jason Spezza notched a goal and an assist on Thursday night to help the Stars topple the Oilers 3-2.

Spezza has been sensational as of late, with points in nine of his last 11 games. In that span, the 32-year-old center has three goals and 13 points. On the season, Spezza has 38 points in 48 games.
Jan 22 - 12:37 AM

Jason Spezza is projected to stay with Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin for the start of Tuesday's match against Los Angeles.

Spezza finished Saturday's game on the top line as well and he scored his 15th goal of the year after the change. Cody Eakin is slated to center the second line with Patrick Sharp and Valeri Nichushkin.
Jan 19 - 2:36 PM

Jason Spezza was reunited with Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn during Saturday's contest.

The trio have enjoyed success in the past, but Benn and Seguin have primarily played alongside Patrick Sharp in 2015-16. The shakeup seemed to pay off though as Seguin, Benn, and Spezza combined for five points in the third period to propel Dallas to overtime, even if they still ended up suffering a 4-3 loss to San Jose. It will be interesting to see if the struggling Stars stick with a combination of Spezza, Benn, and Seguin on Tuesday.
Jan 17 - 10:23 AM

Jason Spezza recorded his 20th assist of the season on Saturday.

Spezza has been hot lately, registering at least a point in six of his last seven games. In addition to his 20 assists, he's found the back of the net 14 times in 2015-16, which becomes more impressive when you consider that Spezza was limited to 17 goals in 82 games last season.
Jan 10 - 10:01 AM

Jason Spezza registered two assists in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the New York Rangers.

Spezza picked up the primary assist on John Klingberg's first period goal. His assist on Antoine Roussel's goal was the 500th of his career. The 32-year-old has eight points in his last five contests. He has 14 goals and 33 points for the Stars this season.
Jan 5 - 10:24 PM

Jason Spezza notched a goal and an assist in Sunday's 6-5 loss to the New York Islanders.

It ended a five-game goal skid for Spezza, but it also extended his point streak to four straight matches. He has five assists and six points over his scoring spree.
Jan 4 - 11:58 AM

Jason Spezza keeps rolling with two more helpers during Thursday's 5-1 win over Nashville.

The wily veteran is now up to 15 assists and 28 points through 39 games this season, and has points in three of his past five games. He may not be aging quite like Joe Thornton or Henrik Sedin, but his ability to produce is still in line with quality second line centers.
Jan 1 - 3:12 AM

Jason Spezza picked up a trio of points over his former arch-rival, Montreal, in Saturday's 6-2 win.

Spezza now has 12 points and 23 points in 33 games this season, and he's well on his way to at least match last season's totals of 17 goals and 62 points.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 12:22:00 AM

Jason Spezza put away the Canucks on Thursday night with an empty netter, sealing the 4-2 victory.

Another quality game for one of the most overqualified second line centers in hockey. Spezza won half his draws, helping the team, and took two minors, helping your team (presumably). And he scored, which helps everybody! What a mensch that Spezza is who now has 11 goals and 19 points on the season.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 01:32:00 AM

Jason Spezza tallied a goal in the Stars' 4-3 shootout loss to Calgary on Tuesday.

The goal was from a near impossible angle but he was able to snap it by Ramo short side to open the scoring. Spezza has eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points in 25 games. He is about on pace to match his 62 point output in 82 games last season. Cody Eakin and Mattias Janmark recorded the other goals for the Stars who blew a three goal lead.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 12:31:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
5Radek Faksa
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Mattias Janmark
5Travis Moen
RW1Valeri Nichushkin
2Ales Hemsky
3Patrick Eaves
4Colton Sceviour
D1John Klingberg
2Alex Goligoski
3Jason Demers
4Johnny Oduya
5Jordie Benn
6Jyrki Jokipakka
7Patrik Nemeth
8Jamie Oleksiak
G1Antti Niemi
2Kari Lehtonen