OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Ottawa Senators looks to makes a pass against pressure from Christian Ehrhoff #10 and Andrej Sekera #44 of the Buffalo Sabres on February 12, 2013 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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