Predators sign forward Rocco Grimaldi

Nashville Predators

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – OCTOBER 25: Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils makes the third period stop as Rocco Grimaldi #23 of the Nashville Predators looks for the rebound at the Prudential Center on October 25, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. The Predators defeated the Devils 4-3 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Rocco Grimaldi won his arbitration case with the Nashville Predators earning a $1-million deal for the 2019-20 season.

The Predators announced the deal Tuesday night after the independent arbitrator heard the case Sunday.

The 26-year old Grimaldi is coming off the best year of his career with 5 goals and 8 assists in 53 games. He was also the Predators biggest bright spot in the playoffs scoring a team high 3 post season goals in five games.

Grimaldi was originally selected 33rd in the 2011 NHL Draft by Florida, but has only 90 NHL games to his resume. He has been a prolific scorer in the AHL with 80 goals and 92 assists in 247 career games.

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