BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 17: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks prior to the game against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 17, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jen Fuller/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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