Ethan Bear

#25
age26
posD
shotr
h5'11"
w196lbs
BirthdateJun 26, 1997
Draft Class2015 rd5 pick124

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$2,062,500$2.06M
Year 2 of 2
23/24
24/25
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2025 (Age 28)

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP24
G1
A3
P4
PPG0.17
PIM10
EV TOI/GM 13.96
G60 0.00
P60 0.36
GF% 38.50
DFF% 44.10
REL DFF% -4.70
CF% 45.60
REL CF% -1.20

Ethan Bear Updates

Apr 30 2024

Bear (personal) has been cleared by the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program, Bailey Johnson of The Washington Post reports Tuesday.

Mar 27 2024

Bear entered the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program on Wednesday, Sammi Silber of The Hockey News reports.

OUT | Personal

Bear entered the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program on Wednesday, Sammi Silber of The Hockey News reports.

Expected Return: Sep 15, 2024
Jan 17 2024

Bear scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 2-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

Dec 30 2023

Bear (shoulder) is set to make his season debut Saturday versus Nashville, per Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press.

Dec 29 2023

Bear (shoulder) won't make his Capitals debut Friday against the the New York Islanders, Stefen Rosner of The Hockey News reports.

Dec 28 2023

Bear (shoulder) agreed to terms on a two-year, $4.125 million contract with Washington on Thursday.

Dec 28 2023 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 2 yrs
$4,125,000
Cap Hit
$2,062,500

Jason Davidson | Thunder Creek Professional Player Management

Dec 20 2023

Bear, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, is expected to sign with Washington at a later date.

Sep 26 2023

Bear (shoulder) is skating, but is expected to be out until around Christmas, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Jun 30 2023

Bear (shoulder) won't receive a qualifying offer from Vancouver, which will make him an unrestricted free agent Saturday.

Jun 15 2023

Bear is expected to miss six months after undergoing shoulder surgery Thursday.

Jun 14 2023

Bear (shoulder) is expected to undergo surgery, per Rick Dhaliwal of CHEK television.

Jun 9 2023

Bear could undergo shoulder surgery in the offseason after suffering the injury during the 2023 IIHF World Hockey Championship, Rick Dhaliwal reports.

Mar 26 2023

Bear picked up a pair of assists in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Mar 18 2023

Bear (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, according to the NHL media site.

Feb 26 2023

Bear (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.

Oct 28 2022
$1,800,000
$-1,800,000

The Vancouver Canucks acquired Ethan Bear and Lane Pederson from the Carolina Hurricanes for 2023 fifth round pick

Jul 27 2022 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 1 yrs
$2,200,000
Cap Hit
$2,200,000

Jason Davidson | Thunder Creek Professional Player Management

Jul 28 2021
$2,000,000
$-2,000,000

The Carolina Hurricanes acquired Ethan Bear from the Edmonton Oilers for Warren Foegele

Dec 28 2020 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 2 yrs
$4,000,000
Cap Hit
$2,000,000

Jason Davidson | Thunder Creek Professional Player Management

Jul 2 2016 | Washington Capitals
Entry Level | 3 yrs
$2,160,000
Cap Hit
$720,000

Jason Davidson | Thunder Creek Professional Player Management

Profile

UFA Year 2024
ELC Year 19
Waivers Age 19
Nationality Canada
Est Career Earnings
$12,485,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2023-2025 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$4,125,000$4.13M
cap hit$2,062,500$2.06M
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Signed By
Signed On Dec 28 2023
Signing Agent Jason Davidson
Signing Status
UFA no QO
26 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
2025
Cap Hit $2,062,500$2.06M $2,062,500$2.06M
UFA
28yrs
AAV $2,062,500$2.06M $2,062,500$2.06M
Base $1,375,000$1.38M $2,750,000$2.75M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,375,000$1.38M $2,750,000$2.75M
Minors Salary $1,375,000$1.38M $2,750,000$2.75M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2022-2023 Standard Contract
1yr
value$2,200,000$2.20M
cap hit$2,200,000$2.20M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 27 2022
Signing Agent Jason Davidson
Signing Status
RFA
25 yrs old
Notes
* Retained Salary Oct 28, 2022

18.1818% of contract was retained by Carolina Hurricanes in trade to Vancouver Canucks

Trade Details
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023
Cap Hit $2,200,000$2.20M
UFA no QO
26yrs
AAV $2,200,000$2.20M
Base $2,200,000$2.20M
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $2,200,000$2.20M
Minors Salary $2,200,000$2.20M
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2020-2022 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$4,000,000$4.00M
cap hit$2,000,000$2.00M
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Signed By
Signed On Dec 28 2020
Signing Agent Jason Davidson
Signing Status
RFA
23 yrs old
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $2,400,000$2.40M
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M
RFA
25yrs
AAV $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M
Base $1,500,000$1.50M $2,500,000$2.50M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,500,000$1.50M $2,500,000$2.50M
Minors Salary $1,500,000$1.50M $2,500,000$2.50M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2016-2020 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,160,000$2.16M
cap hit$720,000$720K
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 2 2016
Signing Agent Jason Davidson
Signing Status 19 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20
2020
Cap Hit $721,667$722K $720,000$720K $720,000$720K $720,000$720K
RFA
23yrs
AAV $800,000$800K $798,333$798K $798,333$798K $798,333$798K
Base - $650,000$650K $650,000$650K $700,000$700K
Performance Bonuses - $145,000$145K $70,000$70K $20,000$20K
Signing Bonuses $80,000$80K $80,000$80K $80,000$80K -
Total Salary - $730,000$730K $730,000$730K $700,000$700K
Minors Salary - $70,000$70K $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
-
-
-
UFA Year
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Ethan Bear
#25
age26
posD
shotr
h5'11"
w196lbs
Cap Hit
$2,062,500
Year 2 of 2
23/24
24/25
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2025 (Age 28)
Expiry Status
UFA 2025 (Age 28)
Signing Agent
Jason Davidson
2023-24
Regular Season
gp24
g1
a3
pts4
Draft
2015 Round 5 Pick 124
UFA Year
2024
Birthdate
Jun 26, 1997
Nationality
Canada