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Yzerman among five to receive Lester Patrick Award

Updated: November 6, 2006, 6:31 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings vice president and former captain Steve Yzerman was one of five people to receive the Lester Patrick Award from the NHL on Monday at Joe Louis Arena.

The award recognizes outstanding service to hockey in the United States and is named after NHL pioneer Lester Patrick, who was a player, coach, manager, owner and NHL governor. Patrick was the general manager of the New York Rangers in the 1920s, '30s and '40s.

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