CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 17: Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates with teammate Tyler Kennedy #81 after scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period during the NHL game on November 17, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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