EDMONTON, AB - SEPTEMBER 24: Philip Larsen #36 of the Edmonton Oilers collides with Chris Kreider #24 of the New York Rangers during a preseason NHL game at Rexall Place on September 24, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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