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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)
Shares first on the Stars with 37 assists * Notched four points (1-3=4), including his first goal with the Stars, on 10/18 vs. PHI * Tallied an assist, four shots and went 9-for-13 (69.2%) at the dot on 11/11 at ARI * 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 * 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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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury