Joffrey (nickname “Loops”) is enjoying great success in his first full year with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is among the league leaders in points and has been selected as an Alternate Captain for the 2012 NHL All-Star Game.
He was drafted by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim as their first choice, seventh overall, during the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
In the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Lupul became the first player in NHL playoff history to cap a three-goal game with an overtime score, as he tallied all the Ducks goals in a 4–3 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 of the Western Conference semi-finals. After the 2005–06 season, Lupul was traded to the Edmonton Oilers along with Ladislav Šmíd and draft picks for Chris Pronger on July 4, 2006.
On July 1, 2007, Lupul was traded along with Jason Smith to the Philadelphia Flyers for Joni Pitkänen, Geoff Sanderson, and a third round draft pick in 2007. On April 22, 2008, Lupul scored the series-winning goal in the first overtime of Game 7 in the first-round playoff series between the Flyers and the Washington Capitals. After helping the Flyers to the Eastern Conference finals, Lupul agreed to a four-year contract extension with Philadelphia on July 21, 2008.
On June 26, 2009, Joffrey was traded by the Flyers to the Anaheim Ducks. Injuries limited him to just 23 games during the 2009–10 season and Lupul missed the final 59 games of that season and the first 28 games of the next season as the result of a blood infection after the back surgery.
Joffrey was born on September 23, 1983 in Edmonton, Alberta. He grew up in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta and played most of his minor hockey there.
In his free time, Joffrey is a huge fan of music and playing a little guitar himself. In the off season, Joffrey resides in Southern California and comes up to Edmonton to visit friends, family and host his charity golf tournament which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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