IHL Second All-Star Team (1960, 1961, 1967) George H. Wilkinson Trophy (Leading Scorer IHL) (1960) IHL First All-Star Team (1962) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP - IHL) (1965)
Traded to Des Moines (IHL) by Toledo (IHL) with Terry Kerr for John Annable, August, 1968. Traded to Toledo (IHL) by Des Moines (IHL) for Bob Regis, November, 1969. Traded to Greensboro (EHL) by Toledo (IHL) for cash, January, 1971.
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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