OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 30: Fans display their hopes for the 2014 playoffs as Erik Condra #22 and Ales Hemsky #83 of the Ottawa Senators warm up prior to a game against the Calgary Flames at Canadian Tire Centre on March 30, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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