Former Canadian correct winger who played in the NHL for the Hartford Whalers, Calgary Flames, Minnesota North Celebrities, Dallas Stars, LA Kings, and NY Rangers. He performed in the Traditional western Hockey Little league for the Medication Hat Tigers. After his playing profession was over, he became a scout for the Dallas Celebrities. He performed one time of year in the WHL along with his younger sibling Russ. His cousin Tag Rypien became an NFL quarterback.