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Ben Lovejoy
Ben Lovejoy
Defenseman
(LUHV-joi, BEHN)
Number: 12
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 206
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 20, 1984  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Concord, NH, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 7, 2008.
Lovejoy has been a plus player in 5 of the last 6 NHL seasons. Had 1st career multi-point playoff game (1G-1A) in Game 3 at SJS and was plus-2. Has 2 assists in last 6 games including primary on Bryan Rust's game-winning goal in Game 7 of ECF vs. TB. Scored 3rd career playoff goal (1st for PIT) and was a plus-2 in Game 1 at WSH. Matched season-high 7 hits and blocked 5 shots March 31 vs. NSH. Returned on March 26 at DET from injury sustained on Feb. 20 at Tampa Bay. Played in 300th NHL game on Dec. 19 vs. CAR. Scored PIT's 3rd goal and assisted on Malkin's OT winner on Nov. 25 vs. StL for his 2nd multi-point game of the season. Assisted on Eric Fehr's game-winning shorthanded goal on Nov. 4 at VAN. Recorded a goal and an assist on Oct. 29 vs. BUF - his 1st multi-point game since Jan. 21, 2015. REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 185GP 9G-29A-38PTS NHL Playoffs Career Info: Highs: G: 1 A: 1 P: 2 POSTSEASON NUMBERS W/PIT: 36GP 2G-8A-10PTS PPG: 0 SHG: 0

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
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