David Booth of the Florida Panthers controls the puck against Joe Corvo of the Carolina Hurricanes during the game at RBC Center December 18, 2008 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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