Conference finals breakdown: Ducks vs. Oilers

Updated: May 19, 2006, 1:12 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Let's just say this about the Western Conference finals between the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Mighty Ducks: better hope they have double, reinforced boards, because they're in for a workout.

The Ducks and Oilers may represent the bottom end of the conference in terms of seeding (they are sixth and eighth, respectively), but no two teams have played a more physical, punishing style of hockey in the playoffs.

The buzz coming out of the Eastern Conference is that finalists ...

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