NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 05: Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils chats with teammate Zach Parise #9 in warmups prior to playing in his first game as a Devil against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center on February 5, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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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