NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 15: Ryan Carter #20 of the New Jersey Devils skates in warmups prior to his game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center on February 15, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (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