2009-10 Regular Season: Appeared in his sixth NHL season, his third with Anaheim, scoring 10-4=14 points with 18 PIM and a +3 rating…was limited to 23 contests in 2009-10 due to a back injury that required surgery on a herniated disc on Dec. 17…was on a career-high 36-goal pace for an 82-game season and ranked fourth on the club in goals at the time of his injury…had four multiple-point games (two multi-goal, one multi-assist)…prior to his injury, was riding a career-tying three-game goal streak (4-0=4), Dec. 4-8…it was the fourth three-game goal streak of his career (last: Dec. 20-24, 2008; 3-4=7)…scored a goal in his third consecutive game, Dec. 8 vs. DAL…collected his 100th point as a Duck (goal), Dec. 6 vs. OTT…logged a season-high 22:35 TOI in the contest…scored two goals for the 16th multi-goal game of his career, Dec. 4 @ MIN…missed seven games with back spasms, Nov. 21-Dec. 3…recorded a season-high six shots on net, Nov. 7 vs. PHX…registered his first multi-goal game of the season and the 15th of his career, Oct. 24 vs. CBJ…had 0-2=2 points for his first multi-point game of the season, Oct. 8 @ BOS…scored his first regular season goal as a Duck since Apr. 15, 2006 vs. SJ (1-0=1), Oct. 6 @ MIN…made his first regular season appearance as a Duck since Apr. 17, 2006 vs. CGY, Oct. 3 vs. SJ.
2008-09: Appeared in his fifth NHL season…had 12 multiple-point games, including four multi-goal and four multi-assist contests…finished fifth on the Flyers in scoring…reached the 25-goal mark for the second time in his career (28, 2005-06) with his goal, Apr. 11 @ NYI…recorded his 100th career goal as part of a two-goal night, Mar. 28 @ NYI…scored two goals, including his 200th career NHL point (first goal), Mar. 7 vs. NSH…earned two assists with a season-high seven shots, Feb. 24 @ WSH…earned his 100th career NHL assist, Feb. 7 @ BOS….missed three games (Jan. 3-8) due to injury…tied his career high with a three-game goal streak, Dec. 20-23 (3-4=7)…tied his career-high for assists in a single game with three as part of a four-point night (1-3=4), Dec. 20 vs. WSH…also registered a career-high tying +4 rating that evening…had a two-assist night, Dec. 2 vs. TB…scored two goals, Oct. 28 @ ATL…appeared in his 300th NHL game, Oct. 24 @ NJ…also recorded a multi-goal game (2-0=2) and logged a season-high 21:51 TOI, Oct. 22 vs. SJ…PLAYOFFS: posted a goal and an assist in six games of the ECQF series vs. PIT.
Career: Signed a four-year contract extension through the 2012-13 season, July 21, 2008… in 156 regular season games with Anaheim from 2003-06, scored 41-46=87 points with 76 PIM…in the 2006 playoffs, became the first Duck to score four goals in Anaheim’s 4-3 OT win in Game 3 of the CSF, May 9 @ COL…2007-08: Scored the game-winning OT goal in Game 7 of the CQF, Apr. 22 @ WSH…reached the 20-goal mark for the second time in his career…set new career high for assists…had a 12 multiple-point games (three multi-goal, five multi-assist)…missed 12 games (Feb. 17 – Mar. 11) with a right ankle sprain…missed 14 games (Jan. 8 – Feb. 6) due to a mild concussion and a spinal cord contusion…had a four-game point streak (4-4=8), Dec. 21-29…scored the first penalty-shot goal of his career (Karri Ramo), Dec. 29 @ TB…collected two power play assists, Dec. 22 vs. BUF…scored a PPG, Dec. 21 @ BUF…was named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for the period ending Dec. 16, earning 6-4=10 points in four games…collected his second career hat trick (both in the same week), Dec. 15 vs. CAR…set a career high for points in a game, earning 3-3=6 points including his first career hat trick, Dec. 11 vs. PIT…also registered a career-high 12 shots and +4 rating that night…logged a career-high 23:27 TOI, Nov. 2 @ WSH…had a career high tying five-game point streak (2-5=8), Oct. 6-18…acquired by Philadelphia in the offseason (July 1) with Jason Smith from Edmonton in exchange for Joni Pitkanen, Geoff Sanderson and Philadelphia’s third-round selection in the 2009 Entry Draft…2006-07: In his third NHL season (first with EDM), tied for second on the team in goals…recorded six multiple-point games…appeared in his 200th NHL contest, Jan. 12 vs. MIN…scored a goal for his 100th career NHL point, Nov. 30 vs. COL…had back-to-back multi-point games (2-2=4) Nov. 16 vs. STL and Nov. 18 vs. DET…with 1-1=2 points, earned his first multi-point game of the season, Oct. 21 vs. DET…had a season-high three-game point streak, Oct. 7-14 (2-1=3)…was traded by Anaheim to Edmonton on July 3, 2006 with Ladislav Smid, a 2007 first-round draft pick and 2008 first and second-round draft picks in exchange for Chris Pronger…2005-06: Put up career numbers in 2005-06, scoring a personal-high 28 goals and 53 points…finished third on the Ducks in goals and PPGs (12) and fourth in points…led team in shots (296), having recorded at least one shot in 79 of 81 games…had a career-high 15 multiple-point games (five multi-goal, three multi-assist)…had a three-game goal streak (3-2=5), April 4-8…scored the GW-PPG, Mar. 19 @ CBJ…recorded a career-high three assists, Jan. 9 vs. LA…had a career-high five-game point streak (4-3=7), Nov. 27-Dec. 8…scored a goal in his 100th career NHL game, Nov. 30 vs. PHX…recorded two goals (2-0=2) with a SHG and PPG, Nov. 3 @ COL…recorded a then-career high three points (2-1=3), Oct. 14 vs. CBJ…scored two goals (2-0=2), including his first career SHG, Oct. 5 @ CHI…in the postseason, became the first Ducks player to score four goals in a playoff or regular season game in Game 3 of the CSF, May 9 @ COL…also became the first player in NHL playoff history to score four goals, including the game-winner in OT…became the first player since Rocket Richard in 1944 (Mar. 23) to score all four of his team’s goals in a playoff win…collected a franchise-high six goals (6-1=7) in the club’s CSF series vs. COL…also scored two goals in Anaheim’s 6-3 in Game 4 of the WCF, May 25 @ EDM…2004-05: With Cincinnati (AHL), led the club in scoring in both the regular season and postseason…was selected to play in the AHL All-Star Game and awarded the AHL’s Player of the Week for the period ending April 3…2003-04: Appeared in 75 contests in his first NHL season…among NHL rookies, ranked tied for sixth in points, tied for ninth in goals and tied for fifth in assists…tied the then-club rookie record for assists (21)…his 13 goals and 34 points were the then-second highest totals by a rookie in club history (Kariya had 18-21=39 in 1994-95)…had a three-game point streak (3-2=5)…earned a hat trick at the 2004 NHL YoungStars Game in St. Paul, MN…recalled from Cincinnati on Jan. 8, after scoring 3-2=5 points in three games with the AHL club (sent down Jan. 2)…scored two goals Dec. 5. @ ATL for the first multi-goal game of his career…had a three-game point streak Oct. 24-Oct. 28 (2-1=3)…scored first career NHL goal Oct. 24 vs. Buffalo…recorded his first career NHL point, Oct. 8 vs. DAL (also his NHL debut)…at 20 years, 15 days in debut, became the fifth-youngest Duck to appear in a game for the franchise…Miscellaneous: In 191 career WHL games with Medicine Hat, earned 127-113=240 points… led the WHL in goals in 2001-02 with 56 and finished second overall in points (106)…was named to the WHL Eastern Conference All-Star First Team…helped Canada capture the silver medal at the 2003 World Junior Championship (Halifax, Nova Scotia), earning 2-1=3 points in six games.
Personal: Resides in Newport Beach…enjoyed vacations in St. Maarten, New York City and Las Vegas this past summer…holds the Joffrey Lupul and Friends Golf Tournament annually in Edmonton for Change for Children, which works to support the poor and improve their living conditions, and the Bissell Centre, an Edmonton-based organization that helps those in living on low incomes...loves all kinds of music and attended over 10 concerts this past summer, listing Pearl Jam as his favorite…also loves to play the guitar…lists his favorite OC restaurants as The Cannery for the sushi, Bear Flag Fish Co. for the halibut salad, La Cave for steaks and Cassidy’s for what he says is the “best burger in Newport”…cites “Entourage” as his favorite television show and rarely misses an episode…when away from the rink, also enjoys playing golf, writing, watching the NFL on Sundays and surfing…idolized Mike Modano and Steve Yzerman growing up.