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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