Brandon Pirri

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Brandon Pirri
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Born (1991-04-10) April 10, 1991 (age 23)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Florida Panthers
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 59th overall, 2009
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2010–present

Brandon Pirri (born April 10, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He is currently playing in the Florida Panthers organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round (59th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Pirri played junior hockey with the Streetsville Derbys of the Ontario Junior Hockey League before committing to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the ECAC Hockey conference. He was drafted 59th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Blackhawks. He made his NHL debut on October 9, 2010. Pirri was recently recalled by the Blackhawks after the NHL lockout ended. Invited to take part in Canada’s 2011 National Junior Team selection camp [1]

During the 2013–14 season, on March 2, 2014, Pirri was traded by the Blackhawks to the Florida Panthers for a 2014 3rd round pick and a 2016 5th round pick.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Streetsville Derbys OPJHL 40 18 32 50 42
2008–09 Streetsville Derbys OJHL 18 21 28 49 24
2008–09 Georgetown Raiders OJHL 26 25 20 45 22 14 8 13 21 10
2009–10 R.P.I ECAC 39 11 32 43 67
2010–11 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Rockford IceHogs AHL 70 12 31 43 50
2011–12 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 5 0 2 2 0
2011–12 Rockford IceHogs AHL 66 23 33 56 36
2012–13 Rockford IceHogs AHL 76 22 53 75 72
2012–13 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Rockford IceHogs AHL 26 11 15 26 10
2013–14 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 28 6 5 11 6
2013–14 Florida Panthers NHL 21 7 7 14 2
NHL totals 56 13 14 27 8

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 2009–10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockey Canada Selection Camp: Team Profile". Hockey Canada. 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  2. ^ "Panthers acquire Brandon Pirri from Chicago". Florida Panthers. 2014-03-02. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 

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