From 1978 to 1989, he played for numerous OHL and AHL teams, including the Ottawa 67s, the Springfield Indians, and the Newmarket Saints. While playing for the 67's, Ralph started his broadcasting career as a summer fill in announcer on CHAS-FM in the Sault.
In 1980, he was drafted by the Chicago Black Hawks, 162nd overall, in the NHL Entry Draft. www.hockeydb.com After a serious knee injury, Ralph turned to broadcasting. Ralph is currently the radio colour commentator of the Toronto Maple Leafs on AM640 Toronto Radio. His broadcast partners are Joe Bowen and Dennis Beyak.
1979-80 Dave Pinkney Trophy