NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 15: Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils fires a shot during warmups prior to the start of the game against the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center on March 15, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
I'm sure [my father] was going crazy up there. I hope all of my friends were celebrating in the crowd. Coming back here and all of my friends and family are here, getting a goal in front of them is special.
— Blues forward Ryan Reaves on scoring the game-winning goal Sunday against the Jets in his hometown of Winnipeg