TAMPA, FL - APRIL 9: Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning signs autographs outside of the St. Pete Times Forum before the start of the game against the Washington Capitals on April 9, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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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