BOSTON, MA - MARCH 24: Zdeno Chara #33 and alumni legend Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins at the ceremonial puck drop with Brian Gionta #21 of the Montreal Canadiens at the TD Garden on March 24, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI 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