The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks bring the Stanley Cup to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. prior to their visit to the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo courtesy of: CHICAGOBLACKHAWKS.com)
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