He hosted CBC's Movie Night in Canada, 3 movies every Saturday night during the 2004-05 NHL Lockout.
Ron is the Host of Hockey Night in Canada.
He spends the summer months sailing around Lake Ontario.
Ron is married to his wife Cari.
Ron won his fifth Gemini Award in 2001 as the Best Sports Broadcaster for his work at the 2001 NHL all-star game.
Ron was the host of the daytime show at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
MacLean hosted the third annual Hockey Day in Canada extravaganza, from Windsor, Nova Scotia in 2002.
In 2001, Ron was CBC Sports' host in Edmonton for coverage of the 8th IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
In 2000, he hosted the late night and early morning shows at the Sydney Olympic Summer Games.
He hosted the 7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Seville, Spain in 1999.
At the Pan Am Games in Winnipeg in 1999, Ron covered the track and field competition.
Ron hosted the XVI Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998.
Ron has also covered the Calgary Stampede, World track and field competitions around the globe, Export "A" Skins Golf, and World Cup Hockey.
In 1986, Ron hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs' telecasts on Hockey Night in Canada before becoming the full-time national host in 1987.
One night in 1984, a hockey producer saw MacLean doing an ad-lib weather forecast and hired him to host the Calgary Flames telecasts on CKPD.
Ron's broadcasting career began in 1978 when he took over a 16-month part-time position at a radio station in Alberta.
Ron is best known as a broadcaster for Hockey Night In Canada.
After moving from Germany, Ron grew up and currently lives in Oakville, Ontario
Ron also plays hockey twice a week.
Ron is a Level 5 referee for the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association.
Ron received Gemini Award for Best Sports Broadcaster for Hockey Night in Canada.
Ron is currently making $300,000/year for his role as a broadcaster on Hockey Night In Canada.
Ron threatened to leave Hockey Night In Canada if a contract agreement wasn't reached. This sparked a huge debate and a deal was reached 2 days later.
Ron hosted CBC's coverage of the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano.
He hosted CBC's coverage of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.
He hosted CBC's coverage of the Commonwealth Games in Victoria in 1994.
He hosted CBC's coverage of the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.
He hosted CBC's coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
Ron has won four Gemini Award as Best Sports Broadcaster: two for his work on HNIC, one for The Legends of Hockey, and one for the Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
He was born in Germany but grew up in Western Canada.
He was appointed Honorary Colonel of 1 Air Movements Squadron in 2000.
Ron: Hockey captures the essence of Canadian experience in the New World. In a land so inescapably and inhospitably cold, hockey is the chance of life, and an affirmation that despite the deathly chill of winter we are alive.
Ron: (On his four year contract renewal) As always, I remain hopeful that Don Cherry won't be offered the same length contract.
Ron: It's a true blessing. It's just a true love of the best game of all.
Ron: Hockey Night In Canada has become an unofficial holiday for Canadian hockey fans everywhere. It is important that we take one day to gather our friends and family together to pay tribute to our wonderful game.