QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2006) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (Slovakia), October 14, 2006. Traded to Tampa Bay by Pittsburgh for Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Alex Velischek) in 2009 Entry Draft, October 1, 2008.
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