TORONTO - NOVEMBER 18: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils skates with the puck as Carl Gunnarsson #36 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends during game action November 18, 2010 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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