Wolves sign defenseman Testwuide

The Chicago Wolves announced today that they have signed defenseman J.P. Testwuide.

The 26-year-old Testwuide posted five points (one goal, four assists) and 56 penalty minutes in 48 American Hockey League games with the Adirondack Phantoms during his second pro campaign last season.

Testwuide tallied eight points (2g, 6a) and 111 penalty minutes in 58 games as a rookie with the AHL’s Houston Aeros in 2009-10. His 111 penalty minutes ranked second on the Aeros and 11th among league first-year pros.

Prior to turning pro, Testwuide spent four years at the University of Denver, where he recorded 23 assists, 28 points and 282 penalty minutes in 144 games from 2005 to 2009.