|BIRTHPLACE:||Laval, QC, CAN|
Goals: 3 (1 time), 12/11/08 vs. NYI
Assists: 4 (1 time), 3/25/04 at CHI
Points: 4 (1 time), 3/25/04 at CHI (0+4)br /> SOG: 10 (1 time), 3/4/10 at NYR
PIM: 4 (11 times), 3/14/09 vs. OTT
Hat tricks: 1, 12/11/08 vs. NYI (3G)br />
|Speedy, versatile forward can play left and right wing on any line, also a strong performer on the team’s penalty killing unit.
Nickname - “Duper”
Played 9 NHL seasons with Minnesota, NY Rangers, Atlanta and Pittsburgh.
Recorded double digits in goals for 9 straight seasons, and has hit 30 points 3 times in career.
Topped 30-point mark 6 times in career.
Was a valuable member of the Penguins’ No. 1-ranked penalty killing unit in 2010-11 — the first time
Pittsburgh has ever finished the season with the league’s top-ranked PK unit. Dupuis led the Penguins and finished T-5th in the NHL with a career-high 4 shorthanded tallies.
Ranked 3rd on the team in 2010-11 with a plus-16 rating and 2nd among Penguins forwards with 55 blocked shots.
Recorded 1st career hat trick Dec. 11, 2008 vs. NY Islanders.
Scored game-deciding shootout goal to secure the longest shootout win in franchise history (7 rounds) Dec. 23, 2010 at Washington.
Scored a goal in his 1st game with the Penguins Feb. 28, 2008 at Boston and
has scored a goal in his 1st game with all 4 of his NHL teams (Minnesota, NY Rangers, Atlanta).
Best NHL season came in 2002-03 with Minnesota when he established career highs in goals (20), assists (28), points (48) and plus-minus rating (+17).
Broke into NHL with Minnesota after signing as an undrafted free agent.
Played 4 seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Rouyn-Noranda and Shawinigan from 1996-2000.
Played soccer growing up in Quebec.
Married (Carole-Lyne); 3 daughters (Maeva, Zoe and Lola); 1 son (Kody). Family resides in Blainville, Quebec in offseason.
Signed through 2012-13 season.