Ethan Bear lives out NHL dream

The smile on his face says it all, Ethan Bear is living out an NHL dream. He’s seen here training with the Edmonton Oilers. (Submitted Photo)

Ethan Bear Makes NHL Debut By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter It was a thrilling dream come true moment for not only defenceman Ethan Bear but the entire Ochapowace Cree Nation community, when he recently made his NHL debut. On February 27th Bear heard those magic words that he was being called up from the Edmonton Oilers farm team in Bakersfield California, to the big club where he made his NHL debut in Edmonton against the Nashville Predators. “Our nation is gleaming with joy and great pride,” Ochapolwace Chief Margaret Bear (no relation to Ethan) said. “Our young people feel hope right now. They feel their dreams can become a reality because Ethan is living his.” Bear, who is 20 years-old and raised on the Ochapowace Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, made…

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