LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Jack Johnson #3 of the Los Angeles Kings reacts as he keeps R.J. Umberger #18 of the Columbus Blue Jackets from the puck in front of Jonathan Quick #32 during the first period at Staples Center on January 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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