Sharks pass on qualifying offer to D DeMelo

The San Jose Sharks issued qualifying offers to pending restricted free agents Tomas Hertl and Chris Tierney on Monday, but declined to do the same for defenseman Dylan DeMelo.As a result, DeMelo, whose qualifying offer would have been worth $735,000, becomes an unrestricted free agent.DeMelo, 25, enjoyed a breakout 2017-18 season, totaling 20 points, all on assists, in 63 games. He entered the season with 12 career points (three goals, nine assists) in 70 games.DeMelo added an assist in 10 games during this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs.Hertl, 24, had 22 goals and 24 assists in 79 games last season. The forward has 81 goals and 89 assists in five seasons with the Sharks.

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Tennessee Mourns Loss Of An Icon

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summitt, legendary Lady Vol basketball coach, mentor and mother-figure to her players; a revered ambassador for her university and state; a trailblazer for women; and a role model for people all over the world passed away Tuesday, June 28, in Knoxville at the age of 64. Born Patricia Sue Head on June…