NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 27: Starting goaltender Thomas Greiss #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes defends his net during pregame warmups prior to the start of the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 27, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via 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