GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 21: Mikkel Boedker #89 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with the puck past Antoine Vermette #50 and Jason Garrison #5 of the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 21, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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