TAMPA, FL - APRIL 9: Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning signs autographs outside of the St. Pete Times Forum before the start of the game against the Washington Capitals on April 9, 2009 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