SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Todd Bertuzzi #44 of the Detroit Red Wings blows a bubble while he walks out on to the ice for warmups before their game against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on November 30, 2010 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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