NEW YORK - JANUARY 25: Brent Johnson #1 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks on as goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 practices for his first game back prior to the game against the New York Rangers on January 25, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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