Signed as a free agent by Montreal, January 2, 1922. Traded to Hamilton by Montreal for Joe Malone, December 22, 1922. Transferred to NY Americans after NHL club purchased Hamilton franchise, September 26, 1925. Loaned to Pittsburgh by NY Americans for remainder of 1928-29 season with the trade of Jesse Spring for the loan of Tex White for remainder of 1928-29 season, February 15, 1929. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (IHL), November 28, 1930. Traded to Buffalo (AHA) by Pittsburgh (IHL) for cash, January 3, 1931.
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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