Is it time to trade Ottawa Senators captain Jason Spezza?

Jason Spezza speaks to media  on clean out day saying he thinks

Jason Spezza speaks to media on clean out day saying he thinks "consistency and confidence" is what the team is lacking. (Sarah Taylor/QMI Agency)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:56 PM ET

The scene was repeated many times last season during the warmup at NHL rinks throughout North America.

As the Senators took the ice it was inevitable within a few minutes captain Jason Spezza would be down on his knee stretching, soon to be joined by Erik Karlsson, Chris Phillips and Chris Neil.

Mostly the ritual took place inside the blueline. It wasn’t a big deal. Mostly they just chatted. Hockey players are creatures of habit and this was just another one they had on their list.


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