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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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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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