Agent: College free agent Kerfoot had 'informative' meeting with Canucks

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A homecoming could be in the cards for Alexander Kerfoot.

The Harvard University center became an unrestricted free agent Wednesday, and one of his first meetings took place with his hometown Canucks, as he sat down with general manager Jim Benning, hockey operations president Trevor Linden, and new coach Travis Green.

Kerfoot has the opportunity to join a team of his choosing after he failed to sign an entry-level deal with the New Jersey Devils, which drafted him 150th overall in 2012. And while Wednesday's meet and greet didn't end with a contract, Kerfoot's agent J.P. Barry classified the talks as "productive and informative," per Rick Dhaliwal of NEWS 1130 Sports.

A finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, presented to the NCAA's top player, Kerfoot tallied 45 points in 36 games with Harvard last season. He wrapped his four-year collegiate career just above a point-per-game pace, as he registered 123 points in 121 contests.

Prior to reaching free agency, Devils GM Ray Shero made a late attempt to put pen to paper with Kerfoot, stating in July, "Would love to have him. I think what we're doing, he'd fit in the way he'd play. The speed he brings, the hockey sense, would love to have him. But I don't control that. He does."

Joining Vancouver's hockey scene wouldn't be a first for Kerfoot. Prior to committing to Harvard, he spent three seasons with the BCHL's Coquitlam Express.

Agent: College free agent Kerfoot had 'informative' meeting with Canucks
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