They mimicked the Martlets, who had captured the conference title earlier in the day with a win over Laval. It marked the third time in four years that McGill swept both the Quebec men's and women's titles after having never achieved the feat. Dufort, who merited player-of-the-game honours for McGill, shot 7-for from the floor, including 1-for-3 from three-point range, and sank six of eight free-throw attempts. The fifth-year physical education senior pulled down eight rebounds, to go with a game-high six assists and a pair of steals. He does so much for our team, it's awesome to leave on a good note for him.
One of his assistant coaches will be former McGill teammate , a native of Montreal who patrolled the Redmen blue line from to He speaks English, French and Italian in addition to some German.
Urquhart's decision to accept our offer was also influenced by another McGill grad Dan Jacob, a Canadian with Serbian citizenship, and an assistant coach with the Canadian national U team and a coach with a CHL team, the world's strongest junior league.
Urquhart also had pro playing stints in the East Coast Hockey League Charlotte, Wheeling and Italy, where he guided Ritten-Renon to a league championship in after previous seasons in Valpellice and Pontebba.
A three-time all-star at McGill, where he earned a commerce degree in , Urquhart potted 23 goals and points, along with penalty minutes in career games overall, during his four seasons at the university level.
Urquhart was also a two-time conference representative for the Randy Gregg trophy, awarded nationally for combining hockey ability with academics and citizenship. It marked McGill's first Queen's Cup league title since We are sure that Urquhart will contribute with his knowledge and energy to improve the level of the game on a tactical scale," added Milovanovic.