NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Steve Sullivan, left, Andreas Thuresson, Marcel Goc, and Kevin Klein, right, of the Nashville Predators warm up with a game of soccer before a game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 14, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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