LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with his bench after scoring a power play goal in the first period against the Colorado Avalanche at Staples Center on April 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/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