CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 12: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames knocks over a pile of pucks before the warmup against the Carolina Hurricanes at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 12, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/NHL 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