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Golden Knights Recall Forward Brandon Pirri From Chicago Wolves

Golden Knights Recall Forward Brandon Pirri From Chicago Wolves

VEGAS (April 2, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPheeannounced today, April 2, the following roster transaction: the team has recalled forward Brandon Pirri from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves. Pirri will join the team for the upcoming road trip and is expected to be available for Tuesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The Toronto, Ontario native has recorded 51 points (29 G, 22 A) in 54 games to go with 26 penalty minutes for Chicago this season. His 29 goals lead the Wolves this season and his 51 points rank third. He has scored a goal in four of his last five games and has recorded a point in seven of his last 10 contests. Pirri appeared in 60 games with the New York Rangers during the 2016-17 season and finished 18 points (8 G, 10 A). He has played parts of nine seasons with four NHL teams, totaling 226 games, and has 98 career points (57 G, 41 A)

Brandon Pirri, Forward

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

Height: 6'0''

Weight: 186 lbs.

Age: 26

Draft: Selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round (59th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

Notes:

-Signed a two-way, one-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights on October 4, 2017

-Appeared in 60 NHL games with the New York Rangers during the 2016-17 season and finished with 18 points (8 G, 10 A)

-Has played parts of nine seasons with four NHL teams, totaling 226 games, and has 98 career points (57 G, 41 A)

-Made NHL debut on Oct, 9, 2010 after signing an entry level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks