Pittsburgh Penguins
Anaheim Ducks
Ben Lovejoy
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BenLovejoy
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 205
BIRTHDATE: 02/20/1984
AGE: 30
BIRTHPLACE: Concord, NH, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
CAREER HIGHS:
Goals: n/a
Assists: 1 (3 times), 11/27/09 at NYI
Points: 1 (3 times), 11/27/09 at NYI (0+1)
SOG: 5 (1 time), 11/19/09 at OTT
PIM: 2 (1 time), 11/23/09 at FLA
Solid and sound defensive defenseman.

Nickname - “Lovey”

Played first full NHL season in 2010-11.

Finished the ‘10-11 season on a hot streak, posting 10 points (2G-8A) over his final 19 games.

His plus-11 rating in ‘10-11 ranked third among team D-men. He posted a plus-12 rating over his final 31 games.

Scored first career goal Dec. 22, 2010 vs. Florida.

Recorded career-high 4-game scoring streak from March 13-21, 2011 (1G-3A).

Played 3 full seasons with Penguins’ top minor-league affiliate Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of American Hockey League from 2007-10.

Helped WBS reach Calder Cup Final in 2008.

Led AHL with plus-42 rating and was named to PlanetUSA All-Star Team in 2008-09.

Played 4 years of college hockey: Boston College (1 year); Dartmouth (3 years)
from 2002-07.

Named Second-Team All-Ivy and Third-Team All-ECACHL (Eastern College Athletic Conference Hockey League) as senior (2006-07).

Named to Hockey East Scholastic Team as freshman at Boston College (2002-03).

Married (Avery). Met while both attended Dartmouth and wed in July 2010.

Signed through 2012-13 season.