OHL Second All-Star Team (1983) Missed majority of 1985-86 season recovering from knee injury suffered in game vs. Los Angeles, December 8, 1985. Traded to Pittsburgh by Winnipeg with Jim Kyte and Randy Gilhen for Randy Cunneyworth, Rick Tabaracci and Dave McLlwain, June 17, 1989. Traded to Vancouver by Pittsburgh with Dave Capuano and Dan Quinn for Rod Buskas, Barry Pederson and Tony Tanti, January 8, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 30, 1992.
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