Brother of Jack WCHL 2nd All-Star Team (1922)
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WCHL), November 23, 1921. Traded to Vancouver (WCHL) by Edmonton (WCHL) for cash, November 10, 1924. Traded to Pittsburgh by Vancouver (WHL) for cash, October 9, 1926. Traded to Chicago by Pittsburgh to complete three-team transaction that sent Bert McCaffrey to Pittsburgh and Eddie Rodden to Toronto, December, 1927. Traded to Pittsburgh (IAHL) by Chicago for cash, October 21, 1931.
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