GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 07: Jake Allen #34 of the St Louis Blues stretches during the pre-game skate before the start of their game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on March 7, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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