Brophy has spent most of his career in minor professional leagues, including 18 years as a player in the Eastern Hockey League and 13 seasons as a coach in the East Coast Hockey League. From 1986 to 1988, he was head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.
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- "John Brophy, legendary coach of the Admirals, has died at 83". Virginian-Pilot.com. May 23, 2016. Retrieved May 23, 2016.
- Jennifer MacMillan (May 23, 2016). "John Brophy, Maple Leafs coach and hockey legend, dead at 83". CBC News. Retrieved May 23, 2016.