SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled F Rocco Grimaldi from the San Antonio Rampage (AHL).
Grimaldi, 21, made his NHL debut on Nov. 1 against Philadelphia and appeared in four games with the Florida Panthers this season, averaging 12:14 TOI with 10 shots on goal.
The Rossmoor, California, native has appeared in 13 games with San Antonio this season, recording three goals and three assists (3-3-6), 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.
Florida continues a four-game road trip tonight visiting the L.A. Kings at 10:30 p.m. EST. The game can be seen live on Fox Sports Florida and heard on 560WQAM and 106.3 ESPN.