Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators - Game Three
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 20: Pekka Rinne #35, right, of the Nashville Predators straps on his pads as Dan Ellis #39 stretches before warm ups against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on April 20, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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