LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 31: (L-R) Alexandre Burrows #14, Kevin Bieksa #3, Henrik Sedin #33 and Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate Bieksa's first-period goal against the Los Angeles Kings in the first period during the NHL game at Staples Center on December 31, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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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