UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 18: Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal at 3:44 with teammates Doug Weight #93 and Kyle Okposo #21 against the New Jersey Devils on January 18, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
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