Oilers re-sign Bear

With the new contract, Ethan Bear will make his impact with the Oilers for at least two more seasons.

By Josh Giles Writer Edmonton Oilers fan favourite Ethan Bear has re-signed with the team in the form of a two year $2-million contract. Like Brandon Montour, Bear was a restricted free agent, and has worked a deal out with the Oilers to play for another couple of seasons. The 23-year-old from Regina, Saskatchewan has made a name for himself in his 89 games in the NHL. Registering six goals and 19 assists in his professional career, he also was in the top three in points and time on ice for Edmonton amongst the Oilers defenseman. But what Bear really brings to the team, along with some good play, is his culture. Bear was raised at the Ochapowace First Nation and proudly wears his identity on his back. During a…

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