Jim Watson (ice hockey)

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For the hockey player born in 1952, see Jimmy Watson (ice hockey).
Jim Watson
Born (1943-06-28) June 28, 1943 (age 71)
Malartic, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Buffalo Sabres
Los Angeles Sharks (WHA)
Chicago Cougars (WHA)
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
Playing career 1963–1976

James Arthur Watson (born June 28, 1943) 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

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