Thursday, June 1, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Las Vegas –  Vegas Hockey’s 2016 AA Defenseman of the Year Gabriel Testa has signed with the AAA Iowa Wild 18u midget major team which plays in the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League. The Wild are headquartered in Des Moines.

Testa is a rugged, physical defenseman who played for coach Wally LaCroix and his AA Nevada Storm 16u which practiced and played home games at the SoBe Ice Arena inside of the Fiesta Stations Hotel-Casino on North Rancho Drive this past season.

The AAA Iowa Wild had its radar locked onto Gabriel for two seasons. Gabriel went to a team tryout in April and was told he made the team for the 2017-18 season.