CCHA Second All-Star Team (1996) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1997)
Traded to Atlanta by Dallas for Jamie Pushor, July 15, 1999. Traded to Calgary by Atlanta with Darryl Shannon for Hnat Domenichelli and Dmitri Vlasenkov, February 11, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 12, 2002.
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