CHICAGO - OCTOBER 01: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates up the ice in front of Eric Godard #28 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during a pre-season game at the United Center on October 1, 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