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| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
186 lb (85 kg)
|Teams|| Detroit Red Wings|
Los Angeles Sharks (WHA)
Chicago Cougars (WHA)
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
|Born|| June 28 1943,|
Malartic, PQ, CAN
|Pro Career||1963 – 1976|
Jim Watson (born June 28, 1943, in Malartic, Quebec) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played in the National Hockey League with the Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres, and later in the World Hockey Association with the Los Angeles Sharks, Chicago Cougars, and Quebec Nordiques.
In his NHL career, Watson played in 221 games, scoring four goals and adding nineteen assists. In the WHA, Watson played in 231 games, scoring seven goals and adding thirty-three assists. He also scored the first goal in Buffalo Sabre history against Les Binkley in a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
He retired in 1976.
- 1971-72 Bill Hunter Trophy (WHL)