ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 9: (L - R) Joe Piscotty, Brad Lauer, Bob Woods assistant coaches and Bruce Boudreau head coach of the Anaheim Ducks look on from the bench during warm ups before the game against New York Islanders on December 9, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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