COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 15: A member of the Columbus Blue Jackets equipment staff brings towels to the bench before the game against the Minnesota Wild at Nationwide Arena on November 15, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/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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