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Ducks' Ben Lovejoy has broken finger, will miss six to eight weeks
Ducks' Ben Lovejoy has broken finger, will miss six to eight weeks

The brief moment of satisfaction Ben Lovejoy gained from the right uppercut he delivered to the face of San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski turned into a long stay on the injured list for the Ducks defenseman. Lovejoy — who has been playing with Cam Fowler as the team's top defensive pair and averaging nearly 18 minutes per game — suffered a fractured finger on his right hand Sunday and will be sidelined six to eight weeks. The Ducks summoned defenseman Josh Manson from minor league Norfolk, Va., on Monday in preparation for Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. In practice, alternate captain Francois Beauchemin was paired with Fowler. Defensemen Mark...

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