OTTAWA - NOVEMBER 5: Nick Foligno #71 of the Ottawa Senators wears a Support Our Troops decal during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Military Appreciation Night at Scotiabank Place on November 5, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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