UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 24: Dmitry Kulikov #7 of the Florida Panthers checks Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders into the boards at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 24, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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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