OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 18: Marc Methot #3 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal against the New York Rangers with teammates Mika Zibanejad #93, Cory Conacher #89 and Cody Ceci #5 at Canadian Tire Centre on January 18, 2014 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