RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 31: Fresh after his return from the 2012 NHL All-Star Game, Justin Faullk #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes high-fives fans prior to an NHL game against the New York Islanders on January 31, 2012 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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