ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Tim Jackman #18 of the Anaheim Ducks is checked by Roman Polak #46 of the St. Louis Blues in the first period at Honda Center on February 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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