Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brian Propp
Early in Brian Propp's hockey career, he had the good fortune to skate next to centremen who could harmonize with Propp's natural instincts. While skating for the Brandon Wheat Kings in 1977-78, he had junior "phenom" Bill Derlago at his side. The combination allowed Propp to lead the league in points with 182. The following season, Laurie Boschman replaced Derlago and raised Propp's game even higher. He again led the league in scoring with a whopping 232 points in 93 games played.

The Philadelphia Flyers in the 1979 Amateur Draft then snapped him up. He joined the club the following season and found himself on a line with Bobby Clarke and Reggie Leach. The trio clicked as Propp established himself as a complete player who could work the corners, check opponents, make creative passes, and score goals.

From there, the foundation was set as Propp became a solid fixture on the Flyers forward lines for a total of ten and a half seasons. During that time, his team made it to the Stanley Cup finals three times, he made four trips to the All-Star game, and, during regular season play, his consistent work ethic brought home a notable percentage of game-winning goals.

By 1990, having aged and slowed a step, Propp was traded to the Boston Bruins where he played only 14 games before signing as a free agent with the Minnesota North Stars, where he performed for just over two seasons. He then went to play in Switzerland for a year and then rounded out his career with the Hartford Whalers in 1993-94.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1975-76 Melville Millionaires SJHL 57 76 92 168 36
1976-77 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 72 55 80 135 47 16 14 12 26 5
1977-78 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 70 70 112 182 200 8 7 6 13 12
1978-79 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 71 94 100 194 127 22 15 23 38 40
1978-79 Canada WJC-A 5 2 1 3 2
1978-79 Brandon Wheat Kings M-Cup 5 4 7 11 6
1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 34 41 75 54 +45 19 5 10 15 29
1980-81 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79 26 40 66 110 +27 12 6 6 12 32
1981-82 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 44 47 91 117 +19 4 2 2 4 4
1981-82 Canada WEC-A 10 3 1 4 4
1982-83 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 40 42 82 72 +35 3 1 2 3 8
1982-83 Canada WEC-A 10 4 4 8 6
1983-84 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79 39 53 92 37 +49 3 0 1 1 6
1984-85 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 76 43 54 97 43 +46 19 8 10 18 6
1985-86 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 72 40 57 97 47 +24 5 0 2 2 4
1986-87 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 53 31 36 67 45 +39 26 12 16 28 10
1987-88 Canada Can-Cup 9 2 2 4 2
1987-88 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 74 27 49 76 76 +8 7 4 2 6 8
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 77 32 46 78 37 +16 18 14 9 23 14
1989-90 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 40 13 15 28 31 +3
1989-90 Boston Bruins NHL 14 3 9 12 10 +2 20 4 9 13 2
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars Fr-Tour 3 0 1 1 8
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars NHL 79 26 47 73 58 +7 23 8 15 23 28
1991-92 Minnesota North Stars NHL 51 12 23 35 49 -3 1 0 0 0 0
1992-93 Minnesota North Stars NHL 17 3 3 6 0 -10
1992-93 Canada Nat-Tm 3 3 1 4 2
1992-93 HC Lugano Swiss 24 21 6 27 32 9 5 1 6 28
1993-94 Hartford Whalers NHL 65 12 17 29 44 +3
1994-95 HC Anglet France-2 27 32 19 51 74
NHL Totals 1016 425 579 1004 830 160 64 84 148 151


WCJHL Rookie of the Year (1977)
WCJHL First All-Star Team (1978)
WHL First All-Star Team (1979) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1990)
Traded to Boston by Philadelphia for Boston's 2nd round choice (Terran Sandwith) in 1990 Entry Draft, March 2, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 25, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, October 4, 1993.