TORONTO, CANADA - MARCH 4: Korbinian Holzer #55 and Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs battle for the puck with Steve Bernier #18 of the New Jersey Devils during NHL game action March 4, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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