LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Los Angeles Kings gives a puck to a young fan before the game against the Detroit Red Wings on November 19, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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