WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals warms up prior to the start of an NHL game between the Ottawa Senators and Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on January 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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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