The Eastern Conference has two clear-cut favorites to win the regular season crown, the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins. According to oddschecker.com, The Penguins currently have 11/2 odds to win the Stanley Cup. The New York Rangers are 15/2. The Pittsburgh Penguins have two of the most talented players in hockey, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby. The Penguins have recorded over 100 points in every season since 2009.