He played for the University of Saskatchewan in 1986-87 and 1987-88. The Hartford Whalers chose him in the 1987 NHL Supplemental Draft but he never signed with that team. Lovsin played for the Canadian National Team from 1988 to 1990.
In 1990 he signed as a free agent with the Washington Capitals and was assigned to the Baltimore Skipjacks of the American Hockey League. Lovsin played his one game for the Capitals in 1990-91 and played in 1991-92 for the Skipjacks.