DETROIT - MARCH 26: Marek Zidlicky #3 of the Minnesota Wild gets tied up with Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings and he tries to get up off the ice during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 26, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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