CCHA Second All-Star Team (1992)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, June 22, 1994. Missed majority of 1996-97 season recovering from elbow injury suffered in game vs. Buffalo, December 14, 1996. Traded to Los Angeles by Boston with Jozef Stumpel and Boston's 4th round choice (later traded to New Jersey New Jersey selected Pierre Dagenais) in 1998 Entry Draft for Dmitri Khristich and Byron Dafoe, August 29, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Houston (IHL), September 6, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Assat Pori (Finland), August 16, 2001.
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