The 1979-80 NHL All Star game was held at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Representing the Campbell Conference, were seven Philadelphia Flyers. Goalie Pete Peeters, defenseman Jimmy Watson and Norm Barnes along with forwards Rick MacLeish, Bill Barber, Brian Propp and Reggie Leach.
Although the Campbell Conference lost the game 6-3 to the Wales Conference, Leach was voted the game's MVP. He recorded a goal and an assist in the game.