TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 9: James Wright #43 of the Tampa Bay Lightning reaches as he tries to get the puck against Steve Staios #24 of the Edmonton Oilers at the St. Pete Times Forum on December 9, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)
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