TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27: Ruslan Fedotenko #26 of the Philadelphia Flyers warms up before the start of an NHL game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Philadelphia Flyers at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 27, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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