OHL First All-Star Team (2002)
Traded to Atlanta by Anaheim for Kip Brennan, August 23, 2005. Signed as a free agent by St. Petersburg (KHL), August 29, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to foot and upper body injuries. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), September 21, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Langnau, November 18, 2011.
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