Ron was drafted by the Maple Leafs in 1970. He was left exposed and selected in the 1974 Expansion Draft by the Washington Capitals, where he would record that franchise’s first ever shutout.
He was then traded to a Detroit, and in 1979 was again left exposed and was again selected in the Expansion Draft, by the Quebec Nordiques. He was then traded to the Edmonton Oilers after only 14 games.
In 1983, Ron was traded from Edmonton with Jim McTaggart to the Devils for fellow goalie Lindsay Middlebrook and Paul Miller. He would play parts of 3 seasons with the Devils before retiring.