Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 13, 1992. Traded to Ottawa by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (later traded to Philadelphia later traded back to Tampa Bay later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Tobias Stephan) in 2002 Entry Draft for Andreas Johansson, June 29, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 6, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss-2), August 23, 2004.
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