IAHL First All-Star Team (1939)
Traded to Brooklyn by Toronto for cash, February 2, 1942. Rights transferred to Boston from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draw, September 11, 1943. Traded to NY Rangers by Boston for $5,000, September 17, 1946. Traded to Providence (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, October 4, 1947.
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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