SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 20: Fans of the San Jose Sharks wear their Easter Sharks gear to a game against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 20, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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