1. DUCKS’ POWER PLAY: Winnipeg’s physicality will probably put the Jets on the penalty kill. Anaheim’s talented but 28th-ranked unit needs to take advantage at the time of season when goals are at a premium.
2. COLLIDING: The Ducks pride themselves on being a team that can impose its will on foes with pure brawn. If they lose that edge this series, what’s their answer?
3. HORNET’S NEST: The games in Winnipeg will be a massive test. If the Californians endure, however, they should be comforted that no other arena they visit will be as challenging.