NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Sam Rosen, play-by-play announcer, of the New York Rangers stands with John Davidson, Mike Richter, Joe Micheletti and his family as he is honored for his work throughout the years with the New York Rangers organization prior to the game against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden on January 31, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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