The NHLPA and the hockey writers affiliation are in full settlement: Leon Draisaitl was the very best participant within the league this 12 months.
With Hart and Ted Lindsay trophies in his assortment now, the famous person from Cologne, Germany through Prince Albert, Sask., (and the way many individuals observe that path to stardom?) displays on the circumstances of successful particular person honours whereas his Oilers fell out of Stanley Cup operating ahead of many anticipated.
In sum, Draisaitl is grateful for the accolades, however he’d gladly commerce them in for Edmonton’s title to be on the Cup once more.
Draisaitl joined Participant’s Personal Voice host Anastasia Bucsis from Germany, the place he’s each coaching and enjoyable. In a topsy-turvy interval for all skilled sports activities, Draisaitl says with certainty that when the decision involves get again to play, “you higher be prepared.”
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