The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed 6’3”, 220-pound forward Mike Testwuide from Colorado College to a contract which will begin at the start of the 2010-11 season, according to club General Manager Paul Holmgren.
Testwuide, 23, recently completed his senior year with the Colorado College Tigers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), where he posted 31 points (21G,10A) and 24 penalty minutes in 36 games. His 21 goals led all players on the team and were a career high, while his 31 points were also a career high and ranked second on the team. He also led the Tigers with five game-winning goals, eight power-play goals and three shorthanded goals on the season.
Over a course of four seasons with Colorado College (2006-07 to 2009-10), including serving his final year as captain of the Tigers, Testwuide registered 44 goals and 27 assists for 71 points and 100 penalty minutes in 134 games.
Prior to joining Colorado College, the Vail, Colo. native played two seasons with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League (USHL) where he recorded 41 points (20G,21A) in 100 games.