SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 30: TJ Galiardi #21 and Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks try to score against Jason LaBarbera #1, Derek Morris #53 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL game on March 30, 2013 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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