Lampman, 26, skated in nine games with Amur Khabarovsk in Russia last season, registering four penalty minutes. The 6-1, 205-pound defenseman has played in 10 National Hockey League games, all with the New York Rangers, recording two penalty minutes.
The Rochester, Minnesota native was originally drafted by the Rangers in the fourth round, 113th overall in the 2001 Entry Draft.
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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