CHICAGO - APRIL 07: (L-R) Andrew Ladd #16, Bryan Bickell #29, John Madden #11, Jordan Hendry #6 and Brent Sopel #5 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a first period goal against the St. Louis Blues at the United Center on April 7, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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