NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Derek Stepan #57 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck while Anton Volchenkov #28 of the New Jersey Devils defends during a preseason game at Madison Square Garden on September 23, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/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