VANCOUVER, BC - OCTOBER 28: Goalie Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks stops Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals on a penalty shot during the first period in NHL action on October 28, 2013 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/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