OTTAWA, ON - APRIL 10: Zack Smith #15 of the Ottawa Senators is body checked into the boards by Mark Fayne #7 of the New Jersey Devils at Canadian Tire Centre on April 10, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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