NHL First All-Star Team (1936, 1937, 1938) Hart Trophy (1937)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, March 16, 1925. 1925-26 Montreal Maroons playoff totals includes series against Ottawa and Pittsburgh. Traded to NY Rangers by Mtl. Maroons for cash, July 2, 1932. Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Vic Ripley and Roy Burmeister, December 18, 1933. Traded to Montreal by Boston with Roger Jenkins for Leroy Goldsworthy, Sammy McManus and $10,000, September 10, 1936.
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