NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 08: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save as temmate Michael Del Zotto #4 and Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators look for the rebound at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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