NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 9: The United States Color Guard prepares to walk onto the ice prior to the start of the New York Rangers game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden on February 9, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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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