CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Jonas Brodin #25 of the Minnesota Wild approaches the puck as Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks reaches from behind in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 30, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill 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