SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 27: Andrew Ladd #16 of the Winnipeg Jets scores a goal past Antti Niemi #31 and Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on March 27, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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