New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals - Game Four
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 5: Washington Capitals fans arrive to arena before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers on May 5, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/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