CHL First All-Star Team (1973, 1976) Fewest goals against CHL (1973, 1976) Ken McKenzie Trophy (Rookie of the Year CHL) (1973)
Traded to Hartford by Chicago for Hartford's 2nd round choice (Kevin Griffin) in 1981 Entry Draft, June 19, 1980. Traded to Winnipeg by Hartford for Ed Staniowski, November 10, 1983.
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