WHL West First All-Star Team (2000) NHL All-Rookie Team (2004)
Traded to NY Islanders by Anaheim for Columbus' 4th round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Jonas Ronnqvist) in 2000 Entry Draft, May 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Nykoping (Sweden-2), November 8, 2004. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to knee injury vs. Columbus, November 24, 2010. Traded to New Jersey by NY Islanders for Brian Rolston, July 28. 2011. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 30. 2011.
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