NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 3: Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks talks with Carter Hutton #30 of the Nashville Predators during warm-ups prior to the game against at Bridgestone Arena on December 3, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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