SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 21: Torrey Mitchell #17 of the San Jose Sharks is defended by Sheldon Brookbank #21 of the Anaheim Ducks at HP Pavilion on January 21, 2010 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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