04/10/2012 08:54 am ET

NHL Playoffs Odds: Which Team Will Win The Stanley Cup? (PHOTOS)

It's a whole new game now.

The puck drops for the NHL's second season on Wednesday with one of the most heated rivalries in the league, the Flyers and the Penguins. Just last week, these team's coaches took the intensity to another level.

Even though the Vancouver Canucks won the Presidents' Trophy (for overall best regular-season record) and the New York Rangers grabbed the top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the heavy favorites to bring home the Stanley Cup. With Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin forming arguably the league's most dynamic duo, Pittsburgh enters the postseason winning four of its last five, including three straight against the Bruins, Rangers and Flyers.

The Boston Bruins, the defending champions, earned the No. 2 seed and will begin their title defense against the No. 7 Washington Capitals, who clinched a playoff spot in the final week of the season. Will the Caps, who haven't made it past the second round in the last four years, be able to get by Boston?

New York clinched the top seed for the first time since winning the championship 18 years ago, but will Henrik Lundqvist lead the Rangers to the Stanley Cup?

Scroll down and vote on which team you think will win this year's Stanley Cup Trophy.

NHL Playoffs 2012 Odds