WCHA Second All-Star Team (1981)
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, May 5, 1981. Traded to Boston by Edmonton for Larry Melnyk, March 6, 1984. Claimed by Washington from Boston in Waiver Draft, October 6, 1986. Traded to Boston by Washington for Boston's 7th round choice (Brad Schlegel) in 1988 Entry Draft, June 1, 1987. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 12, 1988. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 6, 1989.
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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