ECAC First All-Star Team (1983) NCAA East First All-American Team (1983)
Rights traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis with Larry Patey for Dave Barr, NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (Alan Perry) in 1984 Entry Draft and cash, March 5, 1984. Traded to Minnesota by NY Rangers with Minnesota's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Jeffrey Stolp) in 1988 Entry Draft for Curt Giles, Tony McKegney and Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Troy Mallette) in 1988 Entry Draft, November 13, 1986. Traded to New Jersey by Minnesota for Aaron Broten, January 5, 1990. Traded to Winnipeg by New Jersey for Laurie Boschman, September 6, 1990. Officially announced retirement on September 7, 1990. Winnipeg received New Jersey's 5th round choice (Yan Kaminsky) in 1991 Entry Draft as compensation.
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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