DETROIT - NOVEMBER 27: The band Bazooka Charlie plays in front of Joe Louis Arena during a pre-game outdoor cook out before the NHL game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Calgary Flames on November 27, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Imagese)
I definitely think going back down helped me, I had a lot of confidence down there, I played a lot of minutes and I think that helped me a lot. With the 37 games up here, that gave me experience as well. I know what it takes to play in the NHL and now it's time for me to show that I'm capable of being a full-time NHL player.
— Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on finishing the 2014-15 season in juniors after playing 37 games with Edmonton to begin the season