QHL First All-Star Team (1956) President's Cup (QHL Scoring Champion) (1956)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 27, 1949. Loaned to Sherbrooke (QMHL) by Montreal for cash, September, 1951. Signed as a free agent by Detroit to three game try-out contract, April 10, 1954.
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