RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 04: Bryan Little #18 of the Winnipeg Jets warms up prior to a game against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on February 4, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Lance King/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