• Draisaitl led Prince Albert in scoring during the 2013-14 season, totaling 105 points (38-67—105) in 64 games.
• His father, Peter, was a Czech-born, German professional hockey player who participated in numerous international tournaments for Germany as a member of their men’s national team, including the 1988, 1992 and 1998 Olympic Winter Games. Peter also has coached professionally in both Germany and the Czech Republic.
• In 2012-13, his first season in North America, Draisaitl was the second-leading scorer for the Raiders with 21-37—58 in 64 games.
• Draisaitl has represented Germany internationally, most recently at the 2014 World Junior Championship, where he finished second on the team with six points (2-4—6) in six games. He also led the tournament with 52 penalty minutes.
• Growing up in Cologne, Germany, Draisaitl idolized fellow countrymen Marco Sturm and Jochen Hecht.
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