Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Vancouver, October 4, 2008. Traded to Vancouver by Anaheim for Mike Brown, February 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2010. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 25, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Hamilton (AHL), September, 2013.
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