Grimaldi is expected to be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Grimaldi has played in the last eight games, but will serve as a healthy scratch tonight after playing a season-low 9:07 TOI on Monday. Grimaldi registered just one goal and a minus-3 rating in those eight games. Expect him to be replaced by Garrett Wilson in tonight’s lineup.
The Panthers have assigned Rocco Grimaldi to Portland (AHL).
Grimaldi, who is on IR because of an ankle injury was sent to Portland likely because he is nearing a return to action. Grimaldi will probably get a back up to game speed at the AHL level before returning to the Panthers.
The Panthers have recalled Rocco Grimaldi from San Antonio (AHL).
Grimaldi played in a matinee in the AHL this afternoon and will play again tonight for the Panthers with Aleksander Barkov out with an illness.
The Panthers have sent Rocco Grimaldi back to San Antonio (AHL).
Grimaldi, 21, did not record a point, but had 10 shots, two PIMs and a minus-1 rating in four games during his recall. The undersized forward played very well despite not registering a point. Expect Tomas Fleischmann to draw back in on Tuesday vs. the Sharks.