SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 2: Douglas Murray #3 of the San Jose Sharks plays defense against Sergei Kostitsyn #74 of the Nashville Predators during an NHL game on March 2, 2013 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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