OHL First All-Star Team (2000) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2000) Canadian Major Junior Goaltender of the Year (2000) NHL All-Rookie Team (2004) Calder Memorial Trophy (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Tappara Tampere (Finland), January 17, 2005. Traded to Toronto by Boston for Tuukka Rask, June 24, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2010.
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