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Jason Spezza  #90

Dallas Stars  Center
NUMBER: 90 BIRTHDATE: June 13, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: OTT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
Ranks second on the Stars with 40 assists * Notched four points (1-3=4), including his first goal with the Stars, on 10/18 vs. PHI * Scored his fifth goal of the season on 12/2 at TOR * Notched his 20th assist of the season on 12/31 vs. ARI * Recorded two points (1-1=2) with +2 rating on 1/17 vs. WSH * Matched a season-high with three assists on 2/17 at STL * Scored two goals for his first multi-goal game of the season on 2/22 at MIN * Posted two points (1-1=2) on 3/21 vs. CHI * Recorded a six-game point streak (2-9=11) from Oct. 16-28
OHL All-Rookie Team (1999) AHL All-Rookie Team (2003) AHL First All-Star Team (2005) John P. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL - Top Scorer) (2005) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (2005) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), September 19, 2012. Traded to Dallas by Ottawa with Ludwig Karlsson for Alex Chiasson. Alexander Guptill, Nicholas Paul and Dallas' 2nd round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, July 1, 2014.
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It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday