CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 6: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores on goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche during the NHL game on March 06, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill 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