TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 9: Head Coach Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Head Coach Adam Oats of the Washington Capitals discuss the issues with the ice with referees Dave Jackson #8 and Frederick L'Ecuyer #17 prior to the start of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 9, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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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