It's too difficult for the Pens to get Ryan now we've dealt Staal, the best or 2nd best piece in the Ryan trade needs to be someone who can contribute significantly now (i.e top 4 dman/top 6 forward) and Pens don't have that.
A number of their prospects that don't work into their plans isn't gonna get it done
The problem with Harrington and Dumoulin is that they are not NHL ready and defensemen. That's why I don't expect Anaheim to take them for Ryan.
They "work into our plans" just fine though. We only acquired one of them 2 weeks ago FFS, we are not quite over him yet.
I think, Sutter would be exactly who they'd want. Young, cheap, center. There are obviously better targets for them in the league, but he is the best fit from the Pens roster.
I'm sure they'd like to have a guy like Sutter but I think they'd want someone with more offensive upside as the main piece in the trade. Unfortunately I think Philly make the most sense as trading partners.