Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington Capitals - Game Five
WASHINGTON DC, DC - APRIL 23: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates away as the Montreal Canadiens celebrate their second goal of the first period scored by Travis Moen #32 in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on April 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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