Pens have all that ... and Crosby, too

Updated: May 1, 2013, 1:49 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Even when they're without a star or two, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been tough to beat. With the team at full strength … you get the idea. Here are five reasons the Pens should be considered favorites to win the Stanley Cup:

1. The Pens play in the Eastern Conference

It's that simple. With all due respect to the red-hot Washington Capitals and New York Islanders as well as the plucky Ottawa Senators and the perplexing New York Rangers, the depth of talent in the Western Conference ...

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