Traded to Vancouver by Ottawa for Patrick Mullen, March 4, 2014. Traded to Tampa Bay by Vancouver with Jason Garrison and Vancouver's 7th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft for Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Roland McKeown) in 2014 Entry Draft, June 27, 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