2014-15: Scored game-winning goal Mar. 26 at TOR...Notched an assist Feb. 24 at CHI...Scored first goal as a Panther Feb. 19 at MTL...Led Florida with six hits Feb. 17 vs. TOR...Recorded first point as a Panther (assist) Feb. 10 vs. ANA...Made debut with Florida Feb. 5 vs. LAK...Recalled by Florida Feb. 4...Recorded 19 points (8-11 19) in 42 games for San Antonio (AHL)...Traded from New York Rangers to Florida Panthers with Andrew Yogan in exchange for Joey Crabb.
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