College free agent Alex Kerfoot signs with Avalanche

Alexander Kerfoot is reportedly considering signing with the New York Rangers. (Stew Milne/AP)

Alex Kerfoot, an unsigned college free agent, has decided to start his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche.

Kerfoot’s contract is for two years at an entry-level salary, the team announced Thursday.

The 23-year-old was originally drafted in the fifth round (150th overall) by the New Jersey Devils in 2012 and has spent the past four seasons with Harvard University. In 2016-17, Kerfoot was tied for his team lead in scoring with 45 points in 36 games and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker.

The 5-foot-10, 175-pound forward is a native of West Vancouver, B.C.

August 24, 2017

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Alex Kerfoot

SIGNED BY
Colorado Avalanche
LENGTH
2 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Entry-Level Deal
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N/A
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