WINNIPEG, MB - MARCH 14: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his goal in first-period action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on March 14, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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