TORONTO - NOVEMBER 22: Kris Versteeg #32, Francois Beauchemin #22 and John Mitchell #39 of the Toronto Maple Leafs stretch during warm up prior to game action against the Dallas Stars November 22, 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