SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 23: Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks sets up for a shot against Erik Johnson #6, Nate Guenin #5 and Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game on December 23, 2013 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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