For tonight's pre-playoff exhibition game against the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers' defenceman Ethan Bear will be displaying a very special jersey. \nThe name on the back of Ethan Bear's jersey will be written in the Cree syllabic as a way to honour his Indigenous heritage, according to a post made by the Oilers.\n\n\nEditor's Choice: NHL Players Are Living Like Kings In Edmonton & Toronto Right Now (VIDEOS)\n\n\n\n#Oilers defenceman Ethan Bear will honour his Indigenous heritage during tonight's #BattleOfAlberta exhibition game by displaying his jersey name bar in Cree syllabics.Posted by Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, July 28, 2020\nAccording to CTV News, the defenceman grew up near Whitewood, Saskatchewan as part of the Ochapowace Nation. \nIn addition to Bear's jersey, the team has also come out with a special jersey in honour of player Kailer Yamamoto's Japanese background. His jersey reads the text "Base of the mountain," in Japanese characters. \nBoth the jerseys are available for purchase on the Pro Am Sports website.