GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02: Nathan Horton #8 of the Columbus Blue Jackets passes the puck around Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on January 2, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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