VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 9: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames races over to corral the puck as Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks dives in for a rebound during their game at General Motors Place on January 9, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kim Stallknecht/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