Brother of Frank
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WCHL), November 23, 1922. Traded to Detroit by Edmonton (PrHL) for cash, October 5, 1926. Traded to NY Americans by Detroit for cash, October 14, 1928. Traded to Boston by NY Americans with Lloyd Gross and George Patterson for Bob Gracie and Art Chapman, September 8, 1933. Signed as a free agent by Chicago after securing release from Boston, November 24, 1933.
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