SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Tomas Kopecky #82 of the Florida Panthers scores a goal past Goaltender Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins at the BB&T Center on February 24, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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