ST PAUL, MN - MARCH 27: (L-R) Clayton Stoner #4, Torrey Mitchell #17 and Jared Spurgeon #46 of the Minnesota Wild celebrate a goal by Mitchell during the first period of the game against the Phoenix Coyotes on March 27, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/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