ECAC First All-Star Team (2009) NCAA East First All-American Team (2009) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2010)
Traded to Anaheim by Dallas with Dallas' 6th round choice (Andreas Dahlstrom) in 2010 Entry Draft for Brian Sutherby, December 14, 2008. Traded to New Jersey by Anaheim for Sheldon Brookbank, February 3, 2009. Traded to Minnesota by New Jersey for Maxim Noreau, June 16, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Grand Rapids (AHL), July 25, 2013. Signed ad a free agent by SaiPa Lappeenranta (Finland), June 11, 2014.
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