Nickname is Loops…Hosts the Lupul and Friends Golf Tournament in Edmonton for the Bissell Centre and Change for Children, which works towards alleviating the effects of poverty locally and globally…Enjoys playing the guitar and is a huge fan of music…Favorite magazine is GQ…Favorite kind of food is sushi…First job was at a golf course.
Scored the game winning goal in overtime at Washington in Game Seven on April 22... Reached the 20-goal mark for the second time in his career (28 in 2005-06)…Set new career high for assists in a season…Missed 12 games from Feb. 17 through March 11 due to a high right ankle sprain sustained at Montreal on Feb. 16...Missed 14 games from Jan. 8 through Feb. 6 due to a mild concussion and spinal cord contusion sustained at Toronto on Jan. 5...Was scoreless at Florida on Dec. 30, ending his four-game point-scoring streak (4G,4A)...Was named First Star at Tampa Bay on Dec. 29 after registering a goal and two assists...Scored his goal at Tampa Bay on Dec. 29 on a penalty shot (against Karri Ramo)...Was named First Star vs. Toronto on Dec. 27 after scoring two goals...Posted two power play assists vs. Buffalo on Dec. 22...Scored a power play goal at Buffalo on Dec. 21...Was named the NHL's "Third Star" for the week ending December 16 after recorded 10 points in four games (6G,4A)...Posted an assist at New Jersey on Dec. 16...Was named First Star vs. Carolina on Dec. 15 after recording his second hat trick of the week...Was scoreless vs. Montreal on Dec. 13...Was named First Star vs. Pittsburgh on Dec. 11 after recording three goals and three assists to set new career highs for goals and points in a game...Set team season high for shots in a game with 12 vs. Pittsburgh on Dec. 11...Was scoreless vs. Carolina on Oct. 20, ending his five-game point-scoring streak (2G,5A)...Recorded a goal and an assist at Vancouver on Oct. 10...His goal at Vancouver on Oct. 10 was his first goal as a Flyer...Posted an assist at Edmonton on Oct. 6, his first point as a Flyer...Was scoreless at Calgary on Oct. 4, his first game as a Flyer.
2006-07: Recorded 16 goals and 12 assists for 28 points and 45 penalty minutes in 81 regular season games for the Oilers…Was tied for tied for second on the team in goals with 16…2005-06: Recorded 28 goals and 25 assists for 53 points and 48 penalty minutes in 81 games for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim…Ranked third on the team in goals and power-play goals (12), fourth in points and led the team in shots (296)…Set career highs for goals (28), assists (25) and points (53) in a season with Anaheim during the 2005-06 season…Posted 11 points (9G,2A) and 31 penalty minutes in 16 playoff games helping Anaheim reach the Stanley Cup Finals…His nine goals led the team in the playoffs…Scored four goals (including the game winner) in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Colorado, becoming the first player in NHL history to score four goals in a playoff game and first player in franchise history to score four goals in any game (playoff or regular season)…2004-05: Recorded 30 goals and 26 assists for 56 points and 58 penalty minutes in 65 regular season games for Anaheim’s AHL Affiliate, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks…He led the team in points, goals and was third in assists…Scored 12 points (3G,9A) and 27 penalty minutes in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games with Cincinnati…Selected to play in the 2005 AHL All-Star Classic…2003-04: Made his NHL debut and scored his first career NHL point (assist) at Dallas on October 8…Appeared in 75 regular season games, recording 34 points (13G,21A) and 28 penalty minutes…Finished tied for fifth among NHL rookies in assists, tied for sixth in points and tied for ninth in goals…He tied the club rookie record for assists in a season (Matt Cullen, Andy McDonald and Paul Kariya)…Finished with the second-highest goal and point totals by a rookie in club history (Paul Kariya)…Amateur Career: Recorded 127 goals and 113 assists for 240 points and 216 penalty minutes in 191 regular season games in three seasons with Medicine Hat of the Western Hockey League…Led the team in goals (41) and was second in points (78) in 2002-03…Led the WHL in goals (56) and finished second overall in points (106) in 2001-02…Named to the WHL Eastern Conference All-Star First Team in 2001-02 and played in the CHL Top Prospects game, earning Player of the Game honors with two goals… Posted the longest goal streak in the WHL in 2000-01 with 13 goals in nine games…International Career: Won Silver medal with Canada at the 2003 World Junior Championships.