COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 31: Columbus Blue Jackets fans pose for a photo with the Easter Bunny before the game between the Anaheim Ducks and the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 31, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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