TAMPA, FL - APRIL 11: Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis #37 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates during the pre game warm up prior to the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on April 11, 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