LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 8: Sean O'Donnell #6, Drew Doughty #8 and Raitis Ivanans #41 of the Los Angeles Kings take the ice prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild on October 8, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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