Loaned to Tacoma (PCHL) by NY Rangers for cash, September 30, 1948. Traded to Sydney (MMHL) by NY Rangers for cash, November 6, 1951. Traded to Moncton (MMHL) by Sydney (MMHL with Tom Rockey and Sam Kennedy for Ron Matthews, November 19, 1951.
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