BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 01: Henrik Tallinder #10 of the Buffalo Sabres smiles in pregame warmups as fans express their New Year's wishes before the game against the Atlanta Thrashers on January 1, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)
I don't know the room very well yet. I don't know how we're going to react in certain situations. We've had a couple of minor tests throughout the [preseason] ... We'll get to know each other as the year goes on. We'll figure it out.
— Oilers coach Todd McLellan on starting the 2015-16 season without a captain
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