Oilers prospect and Seattle Thunderbirds defenceman Ethan Bear is moving on in the WHL Playoffs.
Seattle beat Everett 3-2 in Game 5 to take the series 4-1. The Thunderbirds will now head to the Western Conference Final to face either Kelowna or Victoria. Kelowna leads that series 3-2.
Bear finished Game 5 +2 with no points. He has three goals and six assists for nine points in nine games this post-season.
The defenceman was selected in the fifth round, 124th overall, by the Oilers in the 2015 NHL Draft.