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Jim Neilson
Jim Neilson
Defenseman
Number: 15
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 28, 1940
Birthplace: Big River, SK, Canada
Hometown: Big River, Saskatchewan
Acquired: Scouted and signed by Rangers as a free agent in 1958.


NHL Second All-Star Team (1968) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1967, 1971) Selected by LA Sharks (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Claimed by California from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 10, 1974. Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Placed on Minnesota Reserve List after Cleveland-Minnesota Dispersal Draft, June 15, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WHA), June, 1978.