SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 5: Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars scores a short-handed goal against Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks in the first period during an NHL hockey game at the HP Pavilion on March 5, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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