IHL First All-Star Team (1981) Governors' Trophy (Outstanding Defenseman IHL) (1981)
Traded to Vancouver by Philadelphia with Jack McIlhargey for Bob Dailey, January 20, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August, 1980. Traded to Chicago by Los Angeles with Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (Trent Yawney) in 1984 Entry Draft for Terry Ruskowski, October 24, 1982.
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