NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 07: Dana Tyrell #42 of the Tampa Bay Lightning plays the puck in the first period against Stefan Matteau #15 and Marek Zidlicky #2 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 7, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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