Sharks issue qualifying offers to Tierney, Sorensen, Goodrow

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have issued qualifying offers to forwards Chris Tierney, Marcus Sorensen and Barclay Goodrow and will retain their negotiating rights as restricted free agents.

The Sharks also announced Monday that they did not issue qualifying offers to forward Nikita Jevpalovs, defender Patrick McNally and goalie Mantas Armalis. Those players will become unrestricted free agents.

Tierney had 11 goals and 12 assists in 80 games last season.

Sorensen had one goal and three assists in 19 games.

Goodrow played just three games last season for the Sharks and has four goals and 12 assists in 77 career games.

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