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Rocco Grimaldi | Center | #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 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. Sep 25 - 2:05 PM
Source: Denver Post

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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.
Jul 26 - 1:16 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.
Apr 9 - 2:34 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
Apr 3 - 6:34 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

The Florida Panthers have assigned Rocco Grimaldi to the AHL.

The 23-year-old played in both of Florida's first two playoff games, but the Panthers have decided to go with Logan Shaw instead. Grimaldi played just under eight minutes in Friday's Game 2 win over the Islanders. He had no points this postseason.
Sat, Apr 16, 2016 01:01:00 PM

Rookie Rocco Grimaldi registered two goals in the Florida Panthers' 4-3 triumph over the Maple Leafs in Toronto Monday night.

Grimaldi scored back-to-back goals in the second period. They were his second and third of the season. The victory was the Panthers' 700th in their history and increased their lead atop the Atlantic Division to four points over the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-2 losers Monday against the New York Islanders. The Panthers have won three consecutive games. They took a 3-0 lead against Toronto before the Leafs climbed back to within a goal. Also scoring for Florida in this one were Nick Bjugstad (14th) and Aleksander Barkov (27th). Aaron Ekblad and Reilly Smith each had two assists for the Panthers.
Mon, Apr 4, 2016 11:55:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi skated between Jiri Hudler and Teddy Purcell on Thursday night.

"This is almost my second and third chance for me, so I got to go out and focus on improving myself," said Grimaldi after the morning skate. "It's playoff time so it's not about me, it's about the team. ... I'm not coming in there trying to replace anybody." He is getting a chance to play now because Vincent Trocheck will miss three weeks with a broken bone in his foot. Grimaldi went 5-2 on faceoffs and he had a plus-1 rating in 11:51 of ice time versus New Jersey.
Fri, Apr 1, 2016 08:21:00 AM

Rocco Grimaldi has been called up by the Florida Panthers.

Grimaldi was summoned because Vincent Trocheck (foot) is out for the rest of the regular season. Grimaldi has 16 goals and 33 points in 52 AHL games this season. He also has a goal and an assist in 14 contests with Florida.
Wed, Mar 30, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Rocco Grimaldi has been returned to the minors.

Grimaldi has a goal and an assist in 14 AHL contests in 2015-16. He's been far more productive in the AHL, scoring four goals and nine points in 13 games.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 06:23:00 PM

Florida has recalled Rocco Grimaldi from AHL Portland.

The team has also officially announced that Dave Bolland has been assigned to the minors for conditioning. Grimaldi has one goal in 10 games with the Panthers this season.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 11:36:00 AM

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