LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 03: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings in the first period during the NHL game at Staples Center on February 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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