MONTREAL, Quebec – The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League announced that they have re-signed Cincinnati Cyclones forward Cory Urquhart.
The Cyclones are the ECHL affiliate of the Canadiens of the NHL and the Calder Cup champion Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League.
Selected in the second round (40th overall) by the Canadiens in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, the 22 year old was third among ECHL rookies with 12 power-play goals and had 40 points (22g-18a) in 43 games with Cincinnati in 2006-07 while also playing in the AHL where he had 17 points (5g-12a) in 30 regular season games and four points (2g-2a) in 18 playoff games for Hamilton.
The 6-foot-3 and 196-pound Urquhart has played in the ECHL each of his first three seasons and has 123 points (64g-59a) in 173 regular season games and four goals in 13 games in the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Cincinnati and Long Beach. He has also played in the AHL where he has 18 points (5g-13a) in 33 regular season games and four points (2g-2a) in 18 playoff games with Hamilton.