TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 23: Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning is greeted by fans as he takes the ice for pre game warm ups prior to the game against the Ottawa Senators at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 23, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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