Bob Jones was a consistent left winger with a decent scoring touch. He enjoyed success in junior, the minors and the World Hockey Association but only played two NHL games with the New York Rangers in 1968-69.
Born in the northern Ontario town of Espanola, Jones played two years of junior B with the Guelph Royals before joining the Kitchener Rangers for three seasons between 1963 and 1966. In 1965-66, Jones averaged more than a point per game in the regular season and enjoyed a fine playoff. They lost out on a chance to play in the Memorial Cup when they succumbed to Bobby Orr and the Oshawa Generals in the OHA final.
Jones was a veteran of three minor pro leagues by the time he joined the Rangers for two games. He next spent time with the AHL's Buffalo Bisons, as well as the Seattle Totems, Salt Lake Golden Eagles and Portland Buckaroos of the WHL. In 1972 he was chosen by the Houston Aeros in the WHA General Player Draft. After his rights were traded to the Los Angeles Sharks. Jones also played for the New York Raiders and Baltimore Stags then joined the Syracuse Blazers of the North American Hockey League. In 1974-75 he exploded for 114 points and was voted on to the NAHL first all-star team. The next year he returned to the WHA for two matches with the Indianapolis Racers then went on to score 109 points for the Mohawk Valley Comets of the NAHL before retiring.