ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 6: Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues shoots the puck at goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 as they warm up before an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings on December 6, 2011 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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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