RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 13: Tuomo Ruutu #15 of the Carolina Hurricanes warms up for his season debut prior to an NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at PNC Arena on October 13, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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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