Brother of Ken
Rights traded to Boston by NY Americans with the rights to Tom Cooper to complete transaction that sent Joe Jerwa to NY Americans (January 25, 1937), October 17, 1937. Loaned to Montreal by Boston for the loan of Paul Gauthier's NHL rights, November 5, 1941. Named playing-coach of Providence (AHL), September 24, 1947. Named playing-coach of Sydney (MMHL), September 3, 1953.
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