EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 10: Shawn Horcoff #10 of the Edmonton Oilers is checked by Hal Gill #75 and Scott Gomez #91 of the Montreal Canadiens on October 10, 2009 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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