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Jim Warden (born June 22, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired American goaltender who played for the United States in the 1976 Olympics.

He played for the Michigan Tech Huskies from 1972 to 1975. In 1974-75 he was a WCHA First All-Star as he led the team to the NCAA championship.

Warden then played for the United States in the 1975 World Championship and the 1976 Olympics.

The California Seals chose him 75th overall in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft while the San Diego Mariners picked him 36th overall in the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft. Warden chose the Seals and played for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles from 1976 to 1978.

He then played for three seasons in the Central Hockey League. In 1980 Warden retired to become an assistant coach at Michigan Tech for two seasons.

In 1982 Warden made a three-year comeback in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League and was a playing assistant coach in 1983-84 and 1984-85. He retired for good in 1985.

In 2007 Warden was named to the Michigan Tech Hall of Fame.