ECAC All-Rookie Team (2005) ECAC Rookie of the Year (2005)
Traded to St. Louis by Chicago with Daryl Boyle for Hannu Toivonen and Danny Richmond, March 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by San Antonio (AHL), August 16, 2010. Assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL) by San Antonio (AHL), October 13, 2010. Loaned to Bridgeport (AHL) by Las Vegas (ECHL), December 11, 2011. Loaned to Houston (AHL) by Las Vegas (ECHL), March 4, 2012.
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