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Hockey Fortune: $235,000


Jim Watson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $235,000 (US $1,055,015 in today's dollars), ranking #5044 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 19, 1952
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jim Watson
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
In today's
1973-74 $35,000 $238,773
His brother Joe, who also played for the Flyers, negotiated his rookie contract for him to save on agent/lawyer fees. (Signed a $45,000 contract according to the book The Greatest Players and Moments of the Philadelphia Flyers.)
Source(s): His brother Joe Watson on the Pro Hockey Alumni podcast
1977-78 $90,000 $449,777
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $115,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1981-82 $110,000 $366,465
He retired after the season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $235,000
(In today's dollars: US $1,055,015)

NHL Rank: 5044
(In today's dollars: 4067)