Burke, Naegele, Housley and Lindsay awarded Lester Patrick Trophy

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Minnesota Wild founding owner Bob Naegele, Jr., Anaheim Ducks executive vice-president and GM Brian Burke, 21-year NHL defenseman Phil Housley and Hockey Hall of Fame left wing Ted Lindsay have been named recipients of the 2008 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States.

The recipients will be honored at the Lester Patrick Awards Luncheon in Minnesota on October 22.

The award honors the memory of Lester Patrick, who was involve din the game for more than 50 years as a player, coach and GM. He was also a pioneer in the development of the game.

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