OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 12: Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators prepares to knock a stack of pucks to the ice for warmup prior to a game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Canadian Tire Centre on November 12, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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