WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates during warm-ups before playing the New York Islanders at the Verizon Center on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/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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