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Rocco Grimaldi | Winger | #20

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/8/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'6' / 180
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (33) / FLA

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Rocco Grimaldi has been sent to AHL San Antonio.
Grimaldi has a goal and three points in six games with the Avalanche in 2017-18. At the AHL level he's scored four goals and 10 points in 14 contests. Wed, Dec 6, 2017 12:32:00 PM

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Rocco Grimaldi has been recalled by Colorado.

It is expected that Grimaldi could play on a line with Alexander Kerfoot and Tyson Jost. He has accounted for 10 points in 14 games this season in the AHL. He also has one goal and two assists in five outings with Colorado in 2017-18.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 05:41:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi has been added to San Antonio's roster, according to the AHL's transaction page.

Grimaldi has shared time between the Avalanche and the Rampage this season. He has one goal and three points in five NHL appearances as well as five points in seven minor-league matches.
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 04:27:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi (illness) returned to action on Sunday.

The diminutive winger had an assist and was a plus-two in the 6-4 loss to the Islanders. He has a goal and three points in three games thus far. He was selected in the second round of the 2011 Draft, 33rd overall by Florida because of his skill level. He could still make it as a scoring winger although he is 24 years of age. Stay tuned.
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 03:18:00 AM

Rocco Grimaldi is out with an illness and won't play in tonight's contest between the Philadelphia Flyers and Colorado Avalanche.

Grimaldi scored a goal and an assist in his season debut versus the Blackhawks but seems to have caught a bug and will miss what would've been his third start of the season.
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 07:42:00 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have recalled Rocco Grimaldi from the AHL.

Forwards Alex Kerfoot and Gabriel Dumont both suffered injuries in Friday's loss to Vegas, so there's a good chance Grimaldi will see some action. The 24-year-old has two goals and five points in seven AHL games this season.
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 11:42:00 AM

Rocco Grimaldi has been assigned to the minors by Colorado.

The Avalanche sent 13 players to San Antonio of the AHL Monday. Grimaldi, Andrew Agozzino, Alex Belzile, Joe Cannata, Nolan De Jong, Mason Geertsen, Felix Girard, Jesse Graham, Spencer Martin, Brendan Ranford, Brady Shaw, Shawn St-Amant and Trent Vogelhuber to the minors. Colorado now has 32 players on their camp roster.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 02:05:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi has re-signed with Colorado on a one-year contract.

He spent most of the 2016-17 season in the minors with the San Antonio Rampage. Grimaldi led the team in scoring with 31 goals and 55 points in 72 games. He also made four appearances with the Avalanche last year and he recorded one assist.
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 01:16:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi was returned to AHL San Antonio on Sunday.

The 24-year-old has posted just seven points in 31 career NHL games. Through 68 games with the Rampage this season, he had a career year with 29 goals and 51 points.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 02:34:00 PM

Colorado has brought up Rocco Grimaldi from the minors.

Grimaldi made his Avalanche debut back on Dec. 3, but he hasn't played with the big club since then. He has registered 29 goals and 51 points in 68 games at the minor-league level this season.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Apr 3, 2017 06:34:00 PM

The Avalanhe have re-assigned Rocco Grimaldi to San Antonio of the AHL.

In his first NHL game of the season, Grimaldi had 8:09 of ice time Saturday night against Dallas and took three shots on goal. He will likely return to Denver when there is a need.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 12:44:00 PM

It looks like Rocco Grimaldi will be paired with a couple of talented teammates on Saturday.

He'll skate with Mikhail Grigorenko and Matt Duchene, which if nothing else should create one of the league's fastest lines. Grimaldi has six goals and 15 points in 19 games down on the farm.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 01:49:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi has been promoted by the Colorado Avalanche.

Grimaldi has six goals and 15 points in 19 contests in 2016-17. In 27 career NHL games he has four goals and six points.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 06:01:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi has been sent to the minors.

Sergei Boikov, Cody Corbett and Cole Sanford have also been assigned to San Antonio of the AHL. Julien Nantel, who is suffering from a foot injury, was sent down to continue his rehab.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 05:13:00 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have acquired Rocco Grimaldi from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Reto Berra.

Grimaldi had three goals and five points in 20 games with Florida in 2015-16. He might earn a bottom-six roster spot with the 2016-17 Avalanche.
Thu, Jun 23, 2016 03:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nathan MacKinnon
2Alexander Kerfoot
3J.T. Compher
4Carl Soderberg
5Tyson Jost
6Dominic Toninato
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Sven Andrighetto
3Matt Nieto
4A.J. Greer
5Gabriel Bourque
6Vladislav Kamenev
RW1Mikko Rantanen
2Nail Yakupov
3Blake Comeau
4Colin Wilson
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Samuel Girard
4Mark Barberio
5Patrik Nemeth
6Nikita Zadorov
7David Warsofsky
8Anton Lindholm
9Sergei Boikov
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Jonathan Bernier
3Andrew Hammond