Oscar Dansk made 30 saves for the win as Anthony Stolarz picked up the loss after stopping 29-of-31 shots in 53 minutes of action. Stolarz replaced Jake Patterson, who was pulled after allowing two goals on five shots.
Erie went 1 for 4 on the power play while London scored once on three chances with the man advantage.
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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