SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 12: Radko Gudas #75 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 12, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. Gudas is playing in his first NHL game. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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