TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 21: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings, wearing a Winter classic toque, shoots during warmup before NHL action against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre December 21, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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