DETROIT, MI - MARCH 10: Dave Baker (L) NHL Toronto-Director of off ice officials presents a watch to Ken McFadden for his 25 years of service before the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Detroit Red Wings game at Joe Louis Arena on March 10, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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