SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 8: Olympic medalist Lauryn Williams drops the puck prior to the start of the game with fellow Olympians Tomas Kopecky (back left) and teammate Aleksander Barkov (back right) of the Florida Panthers with current players Nick Bjugstad #27 of the Florida Panthers and Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers at the BB&T Center on April 8, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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