The 2019-20 Regular season was a bit of a step back for Kerfoot. His ice time was trending up at the end of 2018-19 with the Avs, he had established his self as a consistent .5 point per game player, and while his ice time remained consistent in 2019-20, his point per game production dipped. Alex couldn’t really hold firmly onto the 3rd line center role, and instead was shuffled up into the top six to play wing. The results didn’t yield any more offense for Kerfoot either, and the one player, Ilya Mikheyev, that he seemed to have some chemistry with, was injured for most of the season and they didn’t get a chance to build on their strong start.
Kerfoot getting a camp in under Keefe before the playoffs will hopefully be beneficial and might determine if he is in fact a fit with the Leafs. Otherwise this summer could be the last we see of Kerfoot, who is very much priced out of Toronto already and there is little doubt the Leafs could benefit from a stronger presence at center on the third line.
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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation