TAMPA, FL - APRIL 3: Alex Killorn #17 and Ondrej Palat #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning joke around during the pre game skate prior to the game against the Calgary Flames at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on April 3, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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