Topics

Honda Center
Former Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy faces emotional return to Anaheim
Former Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy faces emotional return to Anaheim

Ben Lovejoy was as forthcoming as any Ducks player when he was in Anaheim. Upon his return to Honda Center as a Pittsburgh Penguin on Friday, he said one word that seems unbelievable. Asked if he’s devoted any attention to the matter of why he was traded to Pittsburgh on Monday for younger defenseman Simon Despres, Lovejoy said, "No," and seemed interested in another question. The trade hurt the 31-year-old defenseman, who for most of the season joined Cam Fowler as the Ducks' top defensive pair. As the team skidded through a 6-7-1 slump that started in late January, Lovejoy was twice made a healthy scratch and once had a minus-three game amid rumors his team was...

Loading