SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 15: Ryan O'Reilly #37 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates after he scored a power play goal on the San Jose Sharks in the first period at HP Pavilion at San Jose on December 15, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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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