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Ducks' Ben Lovejoy compares return from injury to 'Christmas morning'
Ducks' Ben Lovejoy compares return from injury to 'Christmas morning'

Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy said he would return to game action Friday night in Edmonton, 21 games after fracturing his finger when he punched San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski on Oct. 26. “It’s been a long 45 days, excited to be back as part of the team and back on the ice,” Lovejoy said after being cleared following an X-ray. “You can’t tough out broken bones. They’re either healed or not.” Lovejoy skated with usual top defensive pair mate Cam Fowler at Friday’s morning skate. The Ducks (19-6-5) have won five consecutive games entering Friday's 6:30 p.m. game against the last-place Edmonton Oilers. “I’m sure...

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