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NHL Fortune: $260,000

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Jim Watson’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$260,000 (US$1,007,615 in today's dollars), ranking #4296 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $120M?

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1973-74 $35,000 $203,899
His brother Joe, who also played for the Flyers, negotiated his rookie contract for him to save on agent/lawyer fees.
Source: His brother Joe Watson on the Pro Hockey Alumni podcast
1977-78 $115,000 $490,775
Source: Globe and Mail
1981-82 $110,000 $312,941
He retired after the season.
Source: The Hockey News
Total:
US$260,000

In today's dollars:
US$1,007,615
NHL Rank:
4296

In today's dollars:
3363

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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