VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 7: Jordan Eberle #14, Darcy Hordichuk #16 and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #93 of the Edmonton Oilers (left to right) loosen up before their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena April 7, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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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