Hull-Ottawa played partial schedule against OHA-Jr. teams in 1956-57 and 1957-58 that counted for the opposition only. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, June 9, 1959. Traded to Boston by Chicago with Mike Draper for Matt Ravlich and Jerry Toppazzini, June 9, 1964. Missed remainder of the 1964-65 season after being diagnosed with lung cancer, February 5, 1965.
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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