Played in NHL All-Star Game (1934)
Traded to NY Americans by Toronto with Busher Jackson, Doc Romnes, Jimmy Fowler and Murray Armstrong for Sweeney Schriner, May 18, 1939. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season. Rights transferred to Boston from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draw, October 9, 1942.
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