Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 17, 1941. Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Bep Guidolin and Doug McCaig for George Gee and Bud Poile, October 25, 1948. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Chicago, October 26, 1951. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, December 31, 1952.
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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