NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 03: Christian Ehrhoff #10 of the Buffalo Sabres throws a puck to fans during warmups prior to the game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on March 3, 2013 in New York City. (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