QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2003)
Missed majority of 2003-04 due to knee injury in Team Canada Jr. training camp, December 12, 2003. Traded to Tampa Bay by NY Islanders for future considerations, June 25, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 5, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Heilbronn (German-2), November 14, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 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