CHICAGO, IL - MAY 02: Nick Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild tries to get off a shot at Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks as Jonathan Toews #19 applies pressure in Game One of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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