PHILADELPHIA - JANUARY 24: Mike Richards #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers stretches during warmups prior to his game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 24, 2010 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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