Known for the laser of a shot and offensive upside, Cory Urquhart grew up in Lantz, Nova Scotia, and played his entire minor hockey in the East Hants Association. In 2000, Urquhart was selected 21st overall by the Quebec Ramparts. He went on to score 242 points during his four years in the league while playing for the QMJHL all-star team in 2003. In 2003, Urquhart was selected 40th overall by the Montreal Canadiens. Despite not playing in the NHL, Urquhart would go on to win an American Hockey League Championship in 2007, a Central Hockey League Championship in 2008, and played with ADL Manheim at the 2009 Spengler Cup. Urquhart retired from hockey in 2011, yet remains one of the best hockey players to ever come from the East Hants area.