Episode 24 of the Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast features one of hockey’s all-time best LW’s — Brian Propp, who played 15 NHL seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota North Stars, Boston Bruins and the Hartford Whalers.
After a unbelievable junior career with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WCHL, Brian was drafted by the Flyers in the first round, 14th overall in the 1979 NHL Entry draft.
He’d go on to score 1,004 points over 1,016 NHL games and ranks second in Flyers history in goals (369, behind Bill Barber) and is second in assists (480, second behind Bobby Clarke)
Brian Played in five NHL All Star games, five Stanley Cup Finals and played on the Star-Studded Team Canada squad in the 1987 Canada Cup.
Brian was a sensational post-season player and holds the NHL’s all time record for points by a left wing with 148.
In 1999, Propp was named to the MasterCard Canadian Junior All-Time team, which also included Mario Lemieux, Guy Lafleur, Bobby Orr, Denis Potvin, and Bernie Parent — not bad company.
Also in 1999, Propp was inducted into the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame. In 2014, Propp was inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame and the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Brian has gone on to great success in the business world and remains an active with the Flyers Alumni. His recovery from a stroke he suffered in 2015 is truly inspirational.
Easy-going on professional, Brian Propp is a “man of the people” and a real credit to the Flyers organization.
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