NHL Stars Ring Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: National Hockey League (NHL) players (L to R) Jimmy Howard, of the Detroit Red Wings, Jason Spezza, of the Ottawa Senators, Ryan Kesler, of the Vancouver Canucks, David Clarkson, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Jonathan Tavares, of the New York Islanders, Dion Phaneuf, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrick Sharp, of the Chicago Blackhawks, Ryan Getzlaf, of the Anaheim Ducks, and Andy Greene, of the New Jersey Devils, pose for a photograph after ringing the opening bell at the New York
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