Philadelphia Flyers Career Goal Scoring Leaders
The Philadelphia Flyers have been an NHL team since 1968 and have won two Stanley Cups, though none since 1975. Still, the Flyers, like most Philadelphia sports teams, always seem to be in the mix and competitive. They have also boasted some of the game’s great players over the years. Here is a short list of the Flyers’ all-time leading goal scorers:
Bill Barber (420)—Left wing Bill Barber played his entire NHL career in Philadelphia, from 1972 to 1984, and was a big reason the team won two titles in the mid-‘70’s. Barber never had less than 20 goals in a season and scored 30 or more nine times. He leads the Flyers all-time with 420 goals scored, and his best season was 1975-76, when Barber had career highs in goals (50), assists (62) and total points (112) and an amazing plus-74 mark.
Brian Propp (369)—Left wing Brian Propp played most of his career in Philly, from 1979 to 1990, and he ranks second in franchise history with 369 goals. Propp scored 40 or more goals four times while with the Flyers, and he had a career high 44 goals in 1981-82. But Propp’s best season may have been 1984-85, when he scored 43 goals and had 54 assists to tie a career best of 97 total points, as well as a plus-46 rating.
Tim Kerr (363)—Center/right wing Tim Kerr played in Philly from 1980 to 1991, and ranks third in team history with 363 goals scored. Kerr had four seasons with 54 or more goals, a remarkable feat, and his best season was probably 1986-87, when he tied a career high with 58 goals, and added 37 assists for 95 total points.
Bobby Clarke (358)—Center Bobby Clarke played his entire career in Philadelphia, from 1969 to 1984 and is currently the team’s general manager. Clarke ranks fourth in Flyers’ history with 358 goals and he had a career high 37 goals in 1972-73. But Clarke’s best overall season was likely 1975-76, when he had 30 goals and an NHL best 89 assists (tied career high) for 119 total points.
John LeClair (333)—Left wing John LeClair played for the Flyers from 1994 to 2004, and he ranks fifth in franchise history with 333 goals. LeClair scored 50 or more goals three times in Philly, and his best season was 1995-96, when he tied a career high with 51 goals, adding 46 assists for a career best 97 total points.