BOSTON - OCTOBER 8: Marco Sturm #16 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during warm-up against the Anaheim Ducks at the TD Garden on October 8, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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