GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 04: Mikkel Boedker #89 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with the puck defended by Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 4, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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