Wednesday Sharks Links: Hayes, Doherty not tendered qualifying offers

Plus Sharks re-sign Bryan Lerg, Doug Wilson hints at adding at least another defenseman, and Kevin Bieksa finally gets dealt--to Anaheim.

  • "We've had a lot of trade discussions and [there are] a lot of different ways to acquire people. We're not done. There's more to be done." Bold words by Doug Wilson heading into free agency. [CSN Bay Area]/
  • Kevin Bieksa eventually did get shipped to California--Southern California. After failing to close the deal with the Sharks, Vancouver GM Jim Benning settled for shipping the veteran defenseman to Anaheim for the 2016 2nd round pick he refused to accept as a return from San Jose. [Sportsnet]
  • Here's a profile on former Sharks assistants Jay Woodcroft and Jim Johnson, who have been reunited with Todd McLellan on Edmonton's coaching staff. []/
  • This report claims the NHL is preparing to sell the Coyotes to billionaire William Foley in order to move the team to Las Vegas for the 2016-17 season. [NY Post]
  • Predictably, it was quickly refused by the league and Coyotes. [Pro Hockey Talk]/