OTTAWA - OCTOBER 8: Derek Roy #9 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first-period power-play goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Craig Rivet #52, Tyler Ennis #63, Drew Stafford #21 and Andrej Sekera #44 at Scotiabank Place on October 8, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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