Senators GM patiently waiting for Jason Spezza deal

Senators captain Jason Spezza might be waiting a while to get his wish for a trade out of Ottawa....

Senators captain Jason Spezza might be waiting a while to get his wish for a trade out of Ottawa. (AFP)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:30 AM ET

PHILADELPHIA - What now for Jason Spezza and the Senators?

The Senators' brass packed their bags and headed back to Ottawa Sunday morning to prepare for the free agent period to open July 1, plus continue shopping their unhappy captain.

Senators GM Bryan Murray was forced to deep-six a deal that would have sent the 31-year-old Spezza to the Predators because the club is one of 10 teams on his list where he won't accept a deal.

After indicating the list may be flexible, Spezza's camp refused to change Friday night during the draft.

Now, the wait continues and you get the sense this could turn ugly.


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