NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 23: Starting goaltenders Steve Mason #1 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils stretch during warm-ups prior to the start of the game at the Prudential Center on March 23, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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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