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Lovejoy will missed 6-8 weeks with a fractured finger.

Lovejoy was reevaluated this afternoon where it was determined that he fractured a finger in a fight with Joe Pavelski. Despite pummelling 'Little Joe' in the scrap, he is the one walking away with the injury and will miss at least a month and a half. Expect the Ducks to recall a defenseman but Mark Fistric should be in the lineup on Tuesday.

Source: Lance Pugmire 10/27/14, 5:10 pm EST

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Lovejoy is out indefinitely with a broken hand.

Lovejoy broke his hand in a fight with Joe Pavelski in Sunday's penalty filled battle between the Ducks and Sharks. There were 155 penalty minutes handed out last night and despite Lovejoy manhandling Pavelski, he is the one walking away with the injury. Lovejoy was playing 18 minutes a night, so this will hurt the Ducks blueline for likely one month or longer. Marc Fistric will likely be in the lineup on Tuesday.

Source: Kevin Weekes 10/27/14, 5:20 am EST

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired a 2014 fifth-round draft pick from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Ben Lovejoy, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.

The acquisition is considered a depth move from the Pens who are currently dealing with an injured Fowler. Lovejoy wasn't a major fantasy contributor with the Pens so it is unlikely he will find an offensive stride with the Ducks.

Source: NHL.com 02/7/13, 6:44 am EST

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