Colorado Avalanche Recall Forward Rocco Grimaldi From San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 4, 2017) – The Colorado Avalanche today announced that forward Rocco Grimaldi has been recalled from the San Antonio Rampage. Additionally, the Avalanche have reassigned forward Dominic Toninato to the Rampage.
Grimaldi’s fourth call-up to the Avalanche serves as Colorado’s 10th recall from San Antonio this season. The forward has recorded 10 points (4g/6a) in 14 appearances with the Rampage this year and three points (1g/2a) in five contests with the Avalanche. Grimaldi collected 55 points (31g/24a) in 72 contests with San Antonio during the 2016-17 season, while recording one assist in four games with the Avalanche. Originally drafted by the Florida Panthers in the second round of the 2011 NHL Draft (33rd overall), Grimaldi has tallied 10 points (5g/5a) in 36 NHL games. Grimaldi will join former Rampage players Gabriel Bourque, Vladislav Kamenev, J.T. Compher, Anton Lindholm, Duncan Siemens, Nikita Zadorov, and Mikko Rantanen in Colorado.
Toninato returns to the Rampage after registering one assist in eight games with the Avalanche. He made his NHL debut on Nov. 18 at the Nashville Predators and recorded his first NHL point on Nov. 19 at the Detroit Red Wings. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound forward began the 2017-18 season with the Rampage, tallying six points (3g/3a) in 13 games with the club.
The Silver and Black return to the ice on Tuesday, Dec. 5 for a contest against the Bakersfield Condors at 7 p.m. CT at the AT&T Center. Rampage IncrediBull Holiday Deals, presented by SeaWorld, are available for purchase at SARampage.com/holiday or by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554. Packages include any regular season home game and are available on the Plaza and Charter Levels in four, six or 10-pack deals with pricing starting at just $59. In addition, each 10 pack will include tickets to SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration as well as holiday-themed Rampage items. Each pack is completely customizable, allowing fans to use the full set of tickets at one game or to disperse them throughout multiple games. The 2017-18 season is presented by H-E-B and Wells Fargo.