Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, September 30, 1985. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 3, 1987. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 2, 1988. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, August 28, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, October 1, 1991.
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