AHL Second All-Star Team (1991)
Claimed by Tampa Bay from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Traded to Edmonton by Tampa Bay for future considerations, September 25, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, August 9, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, May 9, 1995.
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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