Ben Lovejoy announces retirement after 11 NHL seasons
Veteran defenseman Ben Lovejoy is hanging up his skates after 11 NHL seasons.
The 35-year-old announced his retirement during a broadcast on NHL Network on Wednesday night.
Undrafted, Lovejoy broke into the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2008-09 season. He also spent time with the Anaheim Ducks and the New Jersey Devils before finishing his career with the Dallas Stars in 2018-19.
Lovejoy captured a Stanley Cup with the Penguins in 2016, contributing two goals and six points while averaging 17:46 of ice time over 24 playoff contests.
The 6-foot-1 rearguard recorded 20 goals and 101 points over 544 career games.