Florida Panthers reassign Rocco Grimaldi to San Antonio (AHL)

Rocco Grimaldi appeared in four games since making his Panthers debut on November 1.

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SUNRISE, Fla. — Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has reassigned F Rocco Grimaldi to San Antonio (AHL).

Grimaldi, 21, made his National Hockey League debut with the Panthers on Nov. 1, against the Philadelphia Flyers. He appeared in four games with Florida, averaging 12:14 TOI with 10 shots on goal.

The Rossmoor, California, native has played in eight games with San Antonio this season, recording three goals with one assist and four penalty minutes.

Grimaldi was drafted by Florida in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.

Florida continues a three-game home stand on Tuesday, Nov. 11, when they host the San Jose Sharks at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen live on Fox Sports Florida and heard on 560 WQAM.

Tuesday night’s game will feature several military tributes in honor of Veteran’s Day. The game also will be broadcast to troops stationed overseas on the American Forces Network.