Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks - Game Two
VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 30: Former Nashville teammates Dan Hamhuis #2 of the Vancouver Canucks and Nashville Predators' broadcaster Wade Belak share a friendly exchange prior to Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinal during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Rogers Arena on April 30, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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