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NHL Fortune: $149,000


Jim Neilson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $149,000 (US $818,959 in today's dollars), ranking #5184 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: November 28, 1941
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1967-68 $24,000 $211,799
Source: Book: '67
1977-78 $125,000 $607,161
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.
Source: The Gazette / Globe and Mail
Career Total: US $149,000
(In today's dollars: US $818,959)

NHL Rank: 5184
(In today's dollars: 4239)


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