SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 28: Nathan Horton #16 and Kamil Kreps #28 of the Florida Panthers talk during the warm up period prior to the game against the Ottawa Senators on October 28, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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