WINNIPEG, CANADA - JANUARY 27: A Winnipeg Jets fan holds up a sign during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action between the Jets and the New York Islanders at the MTS Centre on January 27, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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