Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981)
Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia for Doug Crossman and Chicago's 2nd round choice (Scott Mellanby) in 1984 Entry Draft, June 8, 1983. Missed entire 1986-87 season and entire 1988-89 due to back injury originally vs. Toronto, April 5, 1986. Claimed by Vancouver from Chicago in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1988.
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