Weisbrod joins the Canucks after serving three years as assistant general manager of player personnel for the Calgary Flames. He was director of professional and collegiate scouting for the Boston Bruins from 2006-2011 and served as a pro scout for the Dallas Stars during the 2005-06 season.
Weisbrod played for Harvard from 1987-1991 and won an NCAA championship in 1989. He was selected in the fourth round (No. 73) of the 1987 NHL Draft by the Minnesota North Stars.
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