The Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) have signed defenseman JP Testwuide to amateur tryout contracts (ATO) for the remainder of the 2008-09 season.
Testwuide, 24 years-old, tallied 13 points (3-10=13) and 110 PIM in 36 games with the NCAA's University of Denver in the 2008-09 season. Testwuide helped the Pioneers earn a No. 1 seed in the West Region bracket during the NCAA tournament. The 6-foot, 210-pound native of Vail, Colorado recorded 28 points (5-23=28) and 282 PIM in his four-year college career. Testwuide will wear No. 13 with the Aeros.