UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 25: Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues looks on prior to the game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on January 25, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/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