UND sophomore forward Rocco Grimaldi has signed with the Florida Panthers, giving up his final two years of college eligibility.
It is a three-year deal with the Panthers, who drafted him in the second round in 2011.
Grimaldi is the seventh NCHC player to turn pro early this offseason.
NCHC early signings
Colorado College (1)
Gustav Olofsson, fr, d, Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Duluth (1)
Caleb Herbert, jr, f, Washington Capitals
Nebraska Omaha (2)
Josh Archibald, jr, f, Pittsburgh Penguins
Jaycob Megna, jr, d, Anaheim Ducks
North Dakota (1)
Rocco Grimaldi, so, f, Florida Panthers
St. Cloud State (1)
Ryan Faragher, jr, g, Anaheim Ducks
Western Michigan (1)
Jordan Oesterle, jr, d, Edmonton Oilers