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NHL: Detroit 7, Edmonton 1

Nov. 26, 2003 at 10:28 PM   |   Comments

DETROIT, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Kris Draper scored twice Wednesday night, including one of four Detroit power-play tallies, sending the Red Wings coasting past Edmonton, 7-1.

Steve Yzerman and Brendan Shanahan each had a goal and an assist.

Already last in the NHL in penalty-killing at just under 77 percent, Edmonton surrendered four more power-play goals on eight chances.

Yzerman got Detroit going on the power play 9:36 into the game with his 670th career goal. Darryl Bootland's first in the NHL made it 2-0 in th final minute of the opening period.

Shanahan and Brett Hull sandwiched power-play goals in the second period around Radek Dvorak's fifth of the season. Draper did his damage in the third period, tallying twice, before Steve Thomas capped the scoring with 2:41 remaining.

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