ATLANTA - OCTOBER 29: Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Atlanta Thrashers makes a save during warmups for the game against the Buffalo Sabres at Philips Arena on October 29, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NHLI via Getty Images)
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut