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Brandon Pirri | Center

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/10/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 183
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Brandon Pirri scored his first goal since Oct. 30 on Monday night.
A concussion sidelined him after that, which kept him out of 10 games. Pirri had three goals in four games prior to getting hurt, but he hasn't been the same since. Ice time and sitting on occasion as a healthy scratch could also be contributors to his cold streak. Pirri has registered four goals and one assist in 20 appearances with the Panthers. Jan 20 - 10:21 AM

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Center Brandon Pirri scored the Panthers' only goal in a 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks in Florida Monday night.

Pirri broke Ryan Miller's shutout at 17:28 of the third period. It was his fourth goal of the season.
Jan 19 - 11:30 PM

Brandon Pirri will draw back into the Panthers lineup Monday against the Canucks.

Pirri hasn't played in over a week and will look to end a 15-game goal drought when he suits up on the fourth line Monday night. In 19 games this year, he has three goals and an assist while chipping in 10 penalty minutes. Pirri and Vincent Trocheck will dress, while Scottie Upshall and Sean Bergenheim will be moved to the press box.
Source: FoxSports
Jan 19 - 5:37 PM

Brandon Pirri got back into the lineup on Sunday.

He skated on the second line with Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau against the Edmonton Oilers. Pirri was a healthy scratch for Florida's previous two games. He replaced Vincent Trocheck on Sunday.
Jan 12 - 9:36 AM

Brandon Pirri doesn't mind battling for his spot in the lineup.

He was scratched last Saturday against Pittsburgh, along with Jimmy Hayes, but both of them were back in the fold for Monday's rematch with the Penguins. Brad Boyes and Tomas Fleischmann were scratched on that night. "There is definite in-house competition, which makes everyone better," Pirri said. "For me, I have to produce when I have the opportunity to be in the lineup. I haven't cashed in recently. I just have to do it." He doesn't have a point in his past 10 appearances.
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 10:22:00 AM

Brandon Pirri was back in the lineup on Thursday.

He was scratched for Tuesday's marathon shootout win over Washington, but he got to play in Thursday's shootout versus Philadelphia and he helped out with a goal in a 2-1 win. Pirri replaced injured forward Brad Boyes in the lineup. During regulation, he played alongside Aleksander Barkov and Sean Bergenheim. He hasn't earned a point in his past nine games.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 09:01:00 AM

Brandon Pirri was a healthy scratch Tuesday night against Washington.

He didn't have a point in his previous eight appearances and the Panthers had to sit someone because they got Scottie Upshall and Aleksander Barkov back from injuries. Vincent Trocheck was also scratched in the match.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 10:34:00 AM

Brandon Pirri lined up as a winger in Wednesday's win over Carolina.

He played alongside Jonathan Huberdeau and Nick Bjugstad in the match and the trio combined for the only goal of the game in a 1-0 victory. Bjugstad scored the winner and assists went to Pirri and Huberdeau. "I loved [the newly formed line] in the first period; I didn't like it much the second and third because there were too many chances against them and they weren't skating the same," coach Gerard Gallant said. It's unclear if the trio will remain together for Friday's match versus Ottawa. Pirri has four points in six games this season.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 08:58:00 AM

Brandon Pirri is ready to return from a concussion on Monday night.

He's been taken off injured reserve and is projected to play between Jussi Jokinen and Jimmy Hayes against Minnesota. Pirri has three goals in four games this year, but he hasn't played since Oct. 30 so expect some rust once his adrenaline wears off.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 06:07:00 PM

Brandon Pirri (concussion) may be activated from injured reserve for Monday's game against Minnesota.

Rocco Grimaldi was sent to the minors on Sunday, which has led to speculation regarding Pirri's return. He has been sidelined since Oct. 30 because of a concussion.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 11:03:00 AM

Brandon Pirri continues to progress in his recovery from a concucsion.

He took Friday morning's skate without incident and could be ready to resume practising with his teammates some time next week.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 10:09:00 AM

Brandon Pirri (concussion) resumed skating on Wednesday.

The Panthers had an off-ice conditioning session on Wednesday, so Pirri was the only one on the ice. "Good signs, he rode the bike two days in a row and he skated today for 30 minutes," coach Gerard Gallant said. "He'll skate again [Thursday] for 30 minutes. Everything is going in the right direction." Gallant hopes that Pirri will be able to travel with the team on their upcoming road trip.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 05:34:00 PM

Brandon Pirri (concussion) says he is feeling better.

Pirri was placed on the injured list on October 30th after he sustained a concussion in a game against Arizona. Pirri said he feels better and has amped up his cardio workouts.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 09:35:00 AM

Brandon Pirri was placed on the injured list retroactive to October 30th.

Pirri sustained a concussion in the latter part of Thursday's 2-1 win over Arizona after being hit by Shane Doan. Too bad, as he was playing the very best hockey of his NHL career as of late. Pirri will miss at least the Panthers' next two games so place him on reserve without delay.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 10:25:00 AM

Brandon Pirri has netted a goal in three straight games.

He scored a power-play goal in Thursday's 2-1 win over Arizona. Pirri logged a season-high 15:41 of ice time. He was a healthy scratch for the first four games of the season, but he's been excellent since Dave Bolland got hurt. "He's played great," coach Gerard Gallant said. "He's getting an opportunity to play and he wants to stay in the lineup, and scoring again, so he's a big player for us. He hit a goal post, plus a goal and had three or four other shots."
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 10:17:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nick Bjugstad
2Aleksander Barkov
3Dave Bolland
4Brandon Pirri
5Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jussi Jokinen
2Jonathan Huberdeau
3Tomas Fleischmann
4Sean Bergenheim
RW1Brad Boyes
2Scottie Upshall
3Jimmy Hayes
4Tomas Kopecky
5Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Brian Campbell
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Erik Gudbranson
5Willie Mitchell
6Alex Petrovic
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya