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Panthers reassign forward Grimaldi to AHL

Panthers reassign forward Grimaldi to AHL

NHL.com Updated Nov 23 (yesterday)
SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has reassigned F Rocco Grimaldi to the San Antonio Rampage (AHL). Grimaldi, 21, scored his first National Hockey League go...
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