Found January 31, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
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We’ve all been forced to endure the ugly numbers of the winter season, -20 C, -30 C, desperately hoping for warmer days ahead. Jason Spezza feels your pain. As much as the Ottawa Senators captain tries not to look too hard at the stats sheet, he acknowledges it’s impossible to ignore the frigid plus/minus figure beside his name – a glaring minus-20 — before Thursday’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. There’s only a short list of other players with colder numbers – Edmonton’s Nail Yakupov (minus-29), Buffalo’s Mike Weber (minus-28), Steve Ott (minus-22) and Tyler Myers (minus-22), along with Senators teammate Milan Michalek (minus-22) – and Spezza can’t skate away from the bad digits. “There have been only one or two seasons where I have been a minus player, but the stats kind of creep up on you a little bit and it seems like when you’re paying attention to them, it feels harder to get a plus, I guess,” he said before Thursday’s game against Tampa. “It’s disappointin
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