Claimed by Omaha (CPHL) from Montreal in Reverse Draft, June 10, 1964. Claimed by NY Rangers from Omaha (CPHL) in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1965. Claimed on waivers by Boston from NY Rangers June 9, 1965. Claimed by Philadelphia from Boston in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Quebec (AHL) by Philadelphia for cash, December, 1968.
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