NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 4: Keaton Ellerby #4 of the Florida Panthers checks Mattias Tedenby #21 of the New Jersey Devils during the game at the Prudential Center on February 4, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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