BUFFALO NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Ville Leino #23 of the Buffalo Sabres along with teammate Drew Stafford #21 look along side of Tim Brent #37 and Jamie McBain #4 of the Carolina Hurricanes as Brian Boucher #33 of the Carolina Hurricanes makes a save during their pre-season NHL game at First Niagara Center September 19, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo By Dave Sandford/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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