ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ben Lovejoy's good luck charm hasn't been in the world for more than a few days but her presence was still felt at the Honda Center Friday night.
The Ducks' defenseman scored two goals - both nearly identical shots - to help the lead the streaking Ducks over the Oilers, 5-2. After making the defensive play of the game in a win over the Sharks Tuesday only hours after the birth of his daughter, Lovejoy scored twice in under three minutes of the first period, recording the fastest two goals by an Anaheim defenseman in franchise history.
Lila is the first child for Lovejoy and his wife Avery, but should his play continue like this, she may be far from the last.
"We may have to keep pumping them out if I can keep scoring two goals a night," Lovejoy said. "It was an awesome first period for me and for our team. I was very lucky."
Edmonton scored just 35 seconds into the game but Kyle Palmieri tied it up only 11 seconds later. The first p...