SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled F Rocco Grimaldi and F Vincent Trocheck. In addition, the club announced that F Dave Bolland has been placed on injured reserved retroactive to October 17, 2014 and F Brandon Pirri has been placed on injured reserved retroactive to October 30, 2014.
Grimaldi, 21, has appeared in eight games with San Antonio (AHL) this season, recording three goals with one assist and four penalty minutes, after signing his entry level contract with Florida this past summer. Prior to playing in San Antonio, Grimaldi spent three years (2011-2014) at the University of North Dakota (NCHC) recording 31 goals and 46 assists. Grimaldi was drafted by Florida in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Trocheck, 21, made his NHL debut last season with the Panthers on Mar. 7 against Buffalo. He appeared in 20 games with the Cats last year, scoring five goals and three assists. He has played in eight games with San Antonio (AHL) this season and ranks third on the Rampage with six points (2-4-6) in eight games played. He was drafted by Florida in the third round (64th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Florida completes a two-game set tomorrow night when the host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7 p.m. The game can be seen live on Fox Sports Florida and heard on 560 WQAM.