DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 7: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings sprays goalie Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars with a cloud of snow during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut