Former Canadian right winger who played in the NHL for the Hartford Whalers, Calgary Flames, Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars, Los Angeles Kings, and New York Rangers.
He played in the Western Hockey League for the Medicine Hat Tigers.
After his playing career was over, he became a scout for the Dallas Stars.
He played one season in the WHL with his younger brother Russ.
His cousin Mark Rypien became an NFL quarterback.