Bear happy to be moving on after stressful Edmonton Oilers season

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Training camp is still about six weeks away and he’s already packing his bags and getting ready to embrace what he describes as a much-needed change of scenery

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Robert Tychkowski

Ethan Bear during an Edmonton Oilers training camp scrimmage, in Edmonton Thursday Jan. 7, 2021. Photo by David Bloom /Postmedia Article content

If you expected Ethan Bear to be curled up at home, all distraught and confused about why he’s no longer an Edmonton Oiler, think again.

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He can’t wait to get to Carolina.

Training camp is still about six weeks away and he’s already packing his bags and getting ready to embrace what he describes as a much-needed change of scenery.

“To go to a winning organization with a young core, for me, it kind of gives me butterflies,” said the 24-year-old defenceman, who was dealt to the Hurricanes on Wednesday.

“It’s something I’ve always wanted and something I need right now. I know I have a lot of support and people who are going to miss me here, but at the same time I’m excited to be a Hurricane and get to Carolina.”

Looks like the mourning period is over.

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