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Jason Spezza

31-Year-Old Center – Dallas Stars

2013-14 NHL Stats

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23

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43

PP Pts

22

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-26

PIM

46

2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Spezza missed all but five regular season games with back problems last season, but was effective even when playing through the pain. He was able to record two goals and three assists in those five games, so there's no reason to believe he can't return to his point-per-game ...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 215   DOB: 6/13/1983   BORN: Toronto, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jason Spezza Contract Information:

Signed a seven-year, $49 million contract extension with Ottawa in November of 2007.

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The Senators have traded Spezza and Ludwig Karlsson to the Stars for Alex Chiasson, Alex Guptill, Nicholas Paul and a second-round draft pick in 2015, TSN.ca reports.

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Jason Spezza NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 22 68 19 71 90 23 33 156 12.2 5 0 7 0 7
2006-07 23 67 34 53 87 19 45 162 21.0 5 1 13 0 13
2007-08 24 76 34 58 92 26 66 210 16.2 6 0 11 0 11
2008-09 25 82 32 41 73 -14 79 246 13.0 3 1 19:41 13 17 30 4:17 26 22
2009-10 26 60 23 34 57 -1 20 165 13.9 5 0 19:04 11 13 24 3:50 23 11
2010-11 27 NHL OTT 62 21 36 57 -7 28 188 11.2 2 0 20:12 7 10 17 3:36 14 24
2011-12 28 NHL OTT 80 34 50 84 11 36 232 14.7 2 0 19:55 10 14 24 3:44 28 23
2012-13 29 NHL OTT 5 2 3 5 3 2 12 16.7 0 0 19:11 1 1 2 4:40 0 2
2013-14 30 NHL OTT 75 23 43 66 -26 46 223 10.3 5 0 18:13 9 13 22 3:03 17 26
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Time On Ice Stats

18:13

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Jason Spezza was on the ice for 18:13.

3:03

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Jason Spezza was on the ice for 3:03 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 19:55 3:44
2012-13 19:11 4:40
2013-14 18:13 3:03

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Jason Spezza 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 27 ANH Did Not Play
Apr 25 at ANH Did Not Play
Apr 23 ANH Did Not Play
Apr 21 ANH Did Not Play
Apr 18 at ANH Did Not Play
Apr 16 at ANH Did Not Play
Apr 13 at PHO 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:27 4:43
Apr 11 STL Did Not Play
Apr 9 CLS Did Not Play
Apr 8 NSH 2 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 4 50.0 0 0 17:47 5:07
Apr 6 at FLA Did Not Play
Apr 5 at TB 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 17:07 0:48
Apr 3 at CAR Did Not Play
Apr 1 at WAS Did Not Play
Mar 29 at STL Did Not Play
Mar 28 NSH 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 17:13 1:14
Mar 25 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 21:07 1:24
Mar 24 WPG 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 16.7 0 0 18:43 3:28
Mar 22 OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:29 4:00
Mar 20 at PHI 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:15 3:24
Mar 18 at PIT 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:03 1:42
Mar 16 at WPG 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:34 1:40
Mar 14 CGY Did Not Play
Mar 11 at STL Did Not Play
Mar 10 CLS 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 19:48 0:57
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Mar 8 MIN 0 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 3 0.0 0 1 16:05 2:27
Mar 6 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 4 at CLS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 19:38 1:51
Mar 3 BUF Did Not Play
Mar 1 TB Did Not Play
Feb 27 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:20 5:34
Feb 8 PHO 0 1 1 -3 0 0 1 0 6 0.0 0 0 20:42 3:03
Feb 5 at SJ Did Not Play
Feb 4 at PHO 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 16:18 0:31
Feb 1 at ANH 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:43 1:04
Jan 30 NJ 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:36 1:58
Jan 27 COL Did Not Play
Jan 25 PIT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:55 1:29
Jan 23 TOR 0 2 2 -2 0 0 2 0 5 0.0 0 0 17:47 3:33
Jan 21 MIN 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 18:38 4:41
Jan 20 at NSH Did Not Play
Jan 18 at MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 15:29 0:27
Jan 16 BOS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 15:36 0:29
Jan 14 EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:35 3:46
Jan 12 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 10 at NYR Did Not Play
Jan 9 at NJ Did Not Play
Jan 6 at NYI Did Not Play
Jan 4 DET Did Not Play
Jan 2 MON Did Not Play
Dec 31 LA Did Not Play
Dec 29 STL Did Not Play
Dec 27 NSH 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:13 2:56
Dec 23 at LA 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:05 1:18
Dec 21 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:27 5:03
Dec 19 VAN 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 20:44 4:00
Dec 17 COL Did Not Play
Dec 16 at COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 19:31 3:35
Dec 14 at WPG 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 9 0.0 0 1 17:58 3:21
Dec 12 at NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:34 2:44
Dec 10 CHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 20:46 3:20
Dec 7 PHI 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 1 22:57 8:32
Dec 5 at TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:59 3:32
Dec 3 at CHI 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 16:24 5:45
Dec 1 EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:43 4:27
Nov 29 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 26 ANH Did Not Play
Nov 23 at STL 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:37 7:02
Nov 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 17 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 21:35 7:33
Nov 14 at CGY Did Not Play
Nov 13 at EDM Did Not Play
Nov 9 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 0 17:56 2:16
Nov 7 at DET 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:51 3:51
Nov 5 at BOS 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:33 5:11
Nov 3 at OTT 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 20:27 3:15
Nov 1 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 18:12 3:13
Oct 29 at MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0 19:34 1:40
Oct 28 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct 26 WPG Did Not Play
Oct 24 CGY Did Not Play
Oct 20 at ANH Did Not Play
Oct 19 at LA 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:53 5:26
Oct 17 SJ 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 16:59 3:20
Oct 15 at COL 3 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 5 60.0 1 0 18:19 2:11
Oct 12 at MIN 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 20:53 3:01
Oct 11 at WPG Did Not Play
Oct 5 WAS 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 0 19:42 1:12
Oct 3 FLA Did Not Play

Jason Spezza: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Sens had a draft-day deal in place to move Spezza to the Predators, but it died on the draft floor because Spezza refused to go to Nashville, reports Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun.

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Spezza has asked the Senators to trade him, ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun reports.

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The Senators are expected to trade Spezza before the NHL draft in June, the Ottawa Sun reports.

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Spezza finished the season with 23 goals and 43 assists in 75 games.

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Spezza scored the Senators' only goal Saturday in a 1-0 win over the Maple Leafs. It came on the power play.

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Spezza opened the scoring in Tuesday's win over the Islanders with a power-play goal, then went on to add a second goal and an assist.

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Spezza scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday's win over the Rangers. The goal stood up as the winner in a 3-2 victory.

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Spezza (groin) will play in Friday's game against the Canadiens, Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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Spezza (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision Friday, Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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Spezza (undisclosed) will not play Wednesday night against the Islanders, Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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Coach Paul MacLean indicated Tuesday that Spezza (undisclosed) may not return until the weekend, Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen reports. "We anticipate that, by the weekend, we will have [Spezza] available. I think [he's] probable for the Islanders game [Wednesday], but, at the same time, it's probably more realistic for the weekend."

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Spezza (unspecified issue) will sit out Monday's game against the Hurricanes for precautionary reasons, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Like the rest of the Senators, Spezza had a fine bounceback season in 2011-12 with 34 goals and 50 assists in 80 games, a 27-point improvement over the previous year while once again playing at better than a point-per-game. This season should see more of the same from Ottawa’s number one center as head coach Paul MacLean’s puck possession game suits Spezza quite well. He'll likely start the year centering Milan Michalek on his left side, but his other winger might not be decided until after training camp, as there are a number of potential candidates. Expecting close to a point-per-game is reasonable based on Spezza's track record, with 35 goals being certainly achievable, as is a shot at 90 points.

2011-12

Spezza is now unquestionably the focal point of Ottawa's offense for the rebuilding team. In addition to his scoring, Spezza is beginning to develop a more well-rounded game, having spent a lot of time on the penalty kill and being one of the better face-off men in the league during the 2010-11 season. He should see more than 20 minutes of ice time a game and, if he stays healthy, Spezza should put up around 70-80 points with around 25-30 goals.

2010-11

Spezza should have a nice bounceback year in 2010-11. He'll get plenty of time on the Senators' first power play unit, and with the newly acquired Sergei Gonchar running the back end, Spezza could put up quite a few points with the man advantage. Thirty-five goals and 55 assists isn't out of the question, especially if he remains relatively healthy for the entire season.

2009-10

The 2008-09 season could be described as a transition year for the 26-year-old center. Under Hartsburg's defensive system there was not much room for creativity and Spezza's numbers took a sharp decline. Although his passion for the game shouldn't be questioned, Spezza's defensive play was sub-par and he was committing too many turnovers. Under Clouston's guidance Spezza's play at both ends of the ice took a dramatic leap forward. No player's numbers improved as much as Spezza's under Clouston's reign, and the young center should have a very nice rebound year with 35 goals and 65 assists not being out of the question.

2008-09

In many ways, the 2007-08 season was a step back for the talented center. He regressed defensively and displayed a disturbing knack for turning the puck over at key times - Spezza was second in the league with 96 turnovers. That being said, he did enjoy his best offensive season to date, notching 34 goals and 58 assists for 92 points. While not possessed with blazing speed, Spezza is slick with the puck and has that sixth sense for finding open shooters that all great playmaking centers have. Expect to see Spezza improve on both his point totals (40 goals is not out of the question) and his defensive game with the help of head coach Craig Hartsburg.

2007-08

If Spezza can stay healthy this year, he's got a good chance at challenging for an NHL scoring title. With his maturing defensive awareness, Spezza is slowly turning into a well-rounded and dangerous NHL blue-chip center. He should net close to 40 goals this year with 60+ assists and a strong plus-minus rating.

2006-07

If Spezza shoots the puck more this season as Murray wishes, the center could put up 30-plus goals easily. This year should further prove Spezza’s skills, so don’t be surprised to see him post 110-plus points if he remains healthy. He is already one of the elite centers in the league and should be near the top of most poolies’ lists.

2005-06

Spezza will center either the first or second line and thus will play with at least one of the dynamic Alfie-Heatley-Havlat trio. Add the fact that he'll center the first power play unit and you can see why we're looking at least 65 points from the former Islander pick.

2004-05