OTTAWA (AP) — Ottawa Senators center Jason Spezza said having back surgery for a herniated disk was the only way he was going to feel better.
"It was really bad," he said. "It got to the point where there was no way I was going to be able to play, so it makes it frustrating.
"But there wasn't really an option once we got down to it."
The 29-year-old says that once the pain started he struggled...