Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (AHL Sportsmanship) (2012)
Signed as a free agent by Albany (AHL), August 16, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Koln (Germany), July 18, 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