Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Florida, February 18, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 11, 1999. Traded to Philadelphia by Nashville for future considerations, November 16, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Kloten (Swiss), July 26, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, November 21, 2000.
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