Signed as a free agent by Rogle (Sweden), August, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 17, 2006. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), July 17, 2007. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August 13, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Nizhny Novgorod (KHL), June 28, 2010.
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