Had one hit, one block and one shot in his season debut vs. DET (1/13)
Recalled for the second time this season on Feb. 26
Had 28 points (16+12) in 44 games for Rochester (AHL) at the time of his recall
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2009) CCHA First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2010) AHL All-Rookie Team (2011)
Traded to Vancouver by Carolina with Jeremy Welsh for Kellan Tochkin and Vancouver's 4th round choice (Josh Wesley) in 2014 Entry Draft, September 29, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo July 13, 2014.
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