SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 23: Justin Braun #61 of the San Jose Sharks tries to get the puck from Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets at SAP Center on January 23, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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