BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 26: Nathan Gerbe #42 of the Buffalo Sabres is framed by extra hockey sticks at the players' bench while warming up to play the New Jersey Devils at HSBC Arena on March 26, 2011 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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