SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 5: Miikka Kiprusoff #34, Mikael Backlund #11, Chris Butler #44 and Dennis Wideman #26 of the Calgary Flames defend near the net against the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on April 5, 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