Edmonton Oilers draft pick Ethan Bear trades hockey stick for ball glove – CBC

Edmonton Oilers draft pick Ethan Bear trades hockey stick for ball glove – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015383 Views

Aug 12, 2015

Playing softball at Saskatchewan First Nations Summer Games

Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, Danny Ainge — all three were athletes known for playing two sports at the highest level.

Ethan Bear shrugs off the suggestion that he might follow in their footsteps.

“[Growing up] if there was a ball tournament or a hockey tournament, I’d rather go to the hockey tournament,” said the 18-year-old Bear, who was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in this June’s NHL Entry Draft but is currently playing softball at the Saskatchewan First Nations Summer Games.

“But whenever I had the chance to play ball with the boys around the community, just with those guys, I’d go play all the time.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/edmonton-oilers-draft-pick-ethan-bear-trades-hockey-stick-for-ball-glove-1.3188308

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