Traded to Detroit by Windsor (IHL) for cash, February 26, 1936. Traded to Boston by Detroit with cash for Alex Motter, December 22, 1937. Signed as a free agent by Toronto (Pittsburgh-IAHL), September, 1939. Traded to NY Americans (Springfield-AHL) by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) for Jack Howard and the loan of Peanuts O'Flaherty, January 17, 1941. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo (AHL), February 25, 1941. Loaned to Philadelphia (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for the loan of Alfie Moore, February 13, 1942.
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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