SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 03: Paul Gaustad #28 of the Nashville Predators skates in his first game as a Predator against the Florida Panthers at the BankAtlantic Center on March 3, 2012 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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