COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 9: Jared Boll #40 of the Columbus Blue Jackets blows a bubble during pre-game warmups before a game against the New York Islanders on November 9, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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