ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 14: Saku Koivu #11 and Andrew Cogliano #7 of the Anaheim Ducks look on during warm-ups prior to the NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Honda Center on March 14, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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