Traded to Kamloops (WHL) by Spokane (WHL) for Ryan Thorpe, February 1, 1999. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to shoulder injury in off-season training, July 15, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Anchorage (WCHL), February 21, 2003 with Chicago retaining NHL rights. Traded to Florida by Chicago for future considerations, March 2, 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