Oilers trade defenceman Ethan Bear to Carolina

Jul 28 2021, 4:25 pm

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Warren Foegele in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes for defenceman Ethan Bear.

The 24-year-old is coming off his second full-time season in the NHL, where he spent time as a top-pair blueliner alongside Darnell Nurse.

Bear tallied eight points (two goals, six assists) in 43 games with the Oilers in 2020-21.

Foegele, 25, is coming to Edmonton after being drafted 67th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. He netted 20 points in the 2020-21 campaign (10 goals, 10 assists).

The Ontario native enjoyed a career-high during the 2019-20 season, scoring 13 goals and adding 17 assists.

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