Traded to Montreal by Vancouver (PCHL) for cash, May 13, 1940. Missed entire 1944-45 due to knee injury in pre-season vs. Vancouver All-Stars, October 30, 1944. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Montreal with Moe White for Murdo MacKay with Montreal holding right of recall, January 14, 1946.
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
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