LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 12: A view of the exterior of Staples Center prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Atlanta Thrashers at Staples Center on October 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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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