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Jason Spezza wants to “get comfortable first” before talking extension

The Dallas Stars made it known when they traded for Jason Spezza that he wasn’t a one-year rental. As soon as the trade was official, the Stars stated their intent to sign Spezza to a nice extension. The only real question surrounded whether or not Spezza would want to play in Dallas beyond 2014-15. Apparently that answer will have to wait as Spezza wants to “get comfortable”...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spezza wants to ‘get comfortable’ before talking contract with Stars

When Stars GM Jim Nill landed prized center Jason Spezza in an offseason trade with Ottawa, he expressed optimism that a contract extension would be forthcoming. So far, though, no extension has been signed and Spezza, 31, remains a pending unrestricted free agent. So…what’s going on? “They’ve expressed that they want to talk [extension],” Spezza told “And...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hemsky Embracing "Nice Change" in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas -- On the same day the Dallas Stars acquired veteran center Jason Spezza in a trade with the Ottawa Senators this summer, Dallas also signed another name familiar to local hockey fans in Ales Hemsky. Hemsky, 31, is of course a longtime Edmonton Oiler who was the 13th pick in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft and a fixture with the Stars' Western Conference rivals up north...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Spezza: Jim Nill made the Dallas Stars an attractive team to join

If you are a fantasy hockey manager look no further than the Dallas Stars this season. The Stars' made headlines  earlier this summer when they were able to land career point -per- game Jason Spezza. The signing signaled the Dallas Stars are a young exciting team looking to add pieces that will help them win right now.  New Dallas Stars forward Jason Spezza joined BaD Radio...
Via Hockey Fan Land
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Spezza With His Thoughts On The Trade Process

from Ian Mendes of TSN, After the Senators missed the playoffs in the 2013-14 season, there were rumblings that Spezza was on the trade market. General manager Bryan Murray confirmed that Spezza and his agent Rick Curran had requested a trade in May, which created a ton of media interest leading up to the NHL Draft weekend at the end up of June. Spezza declined an opportunity...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas GM believes Jason Spezza will sign an extension

When the Dallas Stars acquired Jason Spezza in a trade with the Ottawa Senators, one of the concerns was that Spezza would take off as soon as he completed the final year of his current contract. Trading for Spezza appeared to be a risk due to his advancing age and the possibility that an extension wouldn’t develop and the organization would have paid a hefty price for a one-year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Spezza introduced as member of Stars

DALLAS - During his introductory press conference on Monday morning at American Airlines Center, newly-acquired Dallas Stars center Jason Spezza donned the club's trademark Victory Green with his new number, 90. But no matter the color or number he wears, the bottom line for him wanting to come to Dallas and join the Stars was simple. "Yeah, I think there's a lot of...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Spezza thrilled about trade to Dallas

FRISCO, Texas - It wasn't an easy decision, but Jason Spezza decided to leave the only NHL club he'd ever played for, the Ottawa Senators. And on Tuesday morning, the veteran center was traded to the Dallas Stars, and he couldn't be happier. "Yeah, I'm thrilled. I'm very excited. Dallas is a team that from the get go I thought would be a good fit for me,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Spezza wants trade because he’s blamed for losses

In May, we ran a story indicating that a Jason Spezza trade is pretty likely following an exit interview the veteran forward had with the team. The details surrounding that interview remained pretty vague, but it was clear that Spezza and the team’s management would be exploring a possible trade. A new report suggests that Spezza wants to be dealt to a new team because he’s blamed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A Jason Spezza trade looks pretty likely

You’ve probably heard some trade rumors surrounding Ottawa’s Jason Spezza. Much of the talk has just been speculation, but now there comes some hard evidence that we may see Spezza on a new team in 2014-15. Spezza’s exit interview at the end of the year fueled trade talk and TSN’s Bob McKenzie confirms that we should expect Spezza to be in play on the NHL trade market. Spezza...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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