LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 2: Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings leaves the ice after warming up prior to the game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Staples Center on April 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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