Traded to Atlanta by Anaheim for Kurtis Foster, June 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), August 9, 2004. Traded to New Jersey by Atlanta with Myles Stoesz for Anssi Salmela, March 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), May 15, 2009.
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