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Lovejoy's two goals power Ducks past Oilers

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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Anaheim Ducks score on own net in OT

The New Jersey Devils ended the Anaheim Ducks eight-game home winning streak with a wild 4-3 victory Wednesday night. Jaromir Jagr scored the tying goal with 1:01 left in regulation, sending the game to overtime. With the game tied at 3-3 in overtime, Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy tried to clear the puck in front of goaltender Jonas Hiller, but his attempt went off teammate Corey...
Via Sports-Glory
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks retain ‘Reverend Lovejoy’

This one slipped through the cracks (Thursday was quite busy!), from TSN: The Anaheim Ducks signed defenceman Ben Lovejoy to a three-year, $3.3 million contract extension on Thursday. The deal is worth $1 million next year, $1.1 million in 2014-15, and $1.2 million in 2015-16. The 29-year-old, who signed as a free agent with Pittsburgh in 2008, was acquired from the...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks sign Lovejoy to three-year extension

The Ducks on Thursday signed their pending free-agent defenseman Ben Lovejoy to a three-year contract extension valued at 3.3 million, according to a league official. Lovejoy, 29, who was acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Feb. 6, was second among Ducks defensemen with 10 assists in 32 games. The 6-feet-2, 215-pound Lovejoy averaged 21:05 of ice time in the seven-game Stanley...
Via Fox Sports West
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

FAREWELL: Ben Lovejoy

This was the logical move given how well Despres and Bortuzzo have played. And, really, Lovejoy was never gonna see the ice again. With Matt Niskanen set to return in a few weeks, the Pens had to make a move. Shero has turned an undrafted fringe 6th-defenseman into a 5th-round pick.  Sold. More: Ben Lovejoy, by all accounts, was a really nice dude. Even stole an episode...
Via The Pensblog
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins Trade Lovejoy to Anaheim for 5th Round Pick

From the Ducks: ANAHEIM DUCKS ACQUIRE BEN LOVEJOY FROM PITTSBURGH IN EXCHANGE FOR 2014 DRAFT PICK   ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired defenseman Ben Lovejoy from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a fifth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Lovejoy, 28 (2/20/84), appeared in...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Pittsburgh Penguins D Ben Lovejoy takes blame for outcome in loss to Philadelphia Flyers

Less than two minutes into the third period, the Philadelphia Flyers tied the game 5-5 on a Sean Couturier goal. It was a goal Pittsburgh Penguins defender Ben Lovejoy will remember for a long time. From the Post-Gazette: “I feel horrible,” Lovejoy said. “That’s a game that’s going to stick with me for a long time. … I tried to make the hard play, and hit...
April 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Penguins D Lovejoy out 3-4 weeks following surgery

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy is expected to be sidelined for three to four weeks after having surgery on his right knee Tuesday. Lovejoy injured his knee during Sunday's 5-2 victory over the Atlantic Division rival New Jersey Devils. The 28-year-old's absence would likely extend past the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Lovejoy has collected one goal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Penguins D Lovejoy out 3-4 weeks with knee injury

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy will miss 3-4 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Tuesday. Lovejoy injured the knee in the first period of a 5-2 win over New Jersey on Sunday. The injury means Lovejoy would likely miss Pittsburgh's first-round playoff series. Coach Dan Bylsma says defenseman Kris Letang will not play on Tuesday against...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Penguins injury woes continue, Lovejoy out in definitely

The Penguins lost in the shoot out last night after leading 3-1 after two periods.  But that isn’t all they lost last night, they also lost another defenseman for an undetermined amount of time.  Ben Lovejoy has a broken wrist after a collision on the boards with Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture from San Jose.  The Pens are already without Zbynek Michalek with a broken finger...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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