Murray or Fleury: Should the Penguins Switch Goalies?

A buddy and I were rehashing the Penguins’ scintillating Game 2 triumph over Tampa Bay when the subject turned to goalie Matt Murray. My friend commented that Murray seemed “off” to him. I agreed. Not that the kid didn’t tough it out and make some huge saves. He’s got a wonderful mental makeup—a resilience between the pipes that his teammates just love. “Matt is...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Update: Lovejoy’s Injury May Alter Deadline Approach

Poor Ben Lovejoy. He can’t seem to escape the eye of the storm. A year ago, the veteran defenseman’s arrival at the trade deadline created an unintended stir. Now his upper-body injury—apparently long-term in nature—threatens to do the same. It’s hard to know exactly what moves Jim Rutherford had planned for the upcoming trade deadline. Conventional wisdom suggests the...
Via PenguinPoop
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Penguins D Ben Lovejoy out indefinitely with upper-body injury

PITTSBURGH —The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to continue their playoff push without veteran defenseman Ben Lovejoy.Coach Mike Sullivan said Tuesday that Lovejoy is dealing with a "long-term" upper body injury and is out indefinitely. The 32-year-old Lovejoy left last Saturday's loss to Tampa Bay midway through the second period following a collision with Lightning forward J.T...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Paul Steigerwald unintentionally jobs Ben Lovejoy

This is how a conversation would go if you had a friend that loved Ben Lovejoy: Bob Errey: Ben Lovejoy has had a really good game here tonight. Paul Steigerwald: Pardon me…Who’s having a really good game? Bob Errey: Ben Lovejoy. Paul Steigerwald:..**reads commercial**
Via The Pensblog
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Penguins' Lovejoy eyes fresh start after team's quick exit

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy wasn't interested in rehashing his team's abrupt end to last season.In fact, Lovejoy admitted that he spent three weeks this summer in New Hampshire just letting both his mind and body heal as he did his best to remove himself from last season's first-round loss to the New York Rangers. While intent on focusing on the Penguins' upcoming...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Ben Lovejoy Powerball – 3.9.15

How to play: 1. Download our Pensblog App. And send us your guess for the time and period Ben LoveJoy will score a goal. The guess can only be submitted via our app. 2. Entry to the game is $1, and can be purchased via the app. 3. The format, based on the picture below is as follows: 13:51, 2nd per. Using this screenshot, the goal is scored at 13:51 of the second period...
Via The Pensblog
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Ben Lovejoy Out for 6-8 Weeks With Fractured Finger

The final diagnosis for the Anaheim Ducks’ defenseman Ben Lovejoy is in and the outcome is worse than originally anticipated. Lovejoy will be out with a fractured finger for six to eight weeks.   #456967300 / The preliminary diagnosis for Ben Lovejoy was a broken hand which was the result of a fight with San Jose Shark’s Joe Pavelski on Sunday night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Ben Lovejoy Breaks Hand During Fight. Out Indefinitely

Sunday night featured an intense game between west coast rivals Anaheim and San Jose. During the game there were numerous fights (155 total penalty minutes) and one of the victims is Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy, who is out indefinitely after sustaining a fractured hand during one of many fights.  Tough news for @AnaheimDucks Lovejoy will be out for an extended period after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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 only hours...
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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

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