New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals - Game One
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck in the first period of Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 2, 2013 in Washington (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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