WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks brings the puck around the net in the first period as he is pursued by Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the Washington Capitals during an NHL game at Verizon Center on April 11, 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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