EDMONTON, CANADA. - APRIL 10: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes is chased by Mike Brown #13 of the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on April 10, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Perry Nelson/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