Signed as a free agent by Langnau (Swiss), October 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Asiago (Italy), December 23, 2004. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to ankle injury at Detroit, November 17, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 24, 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