OHL First All-Star Team (1983)
Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Mike Ramsey, March 22, 1993. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August 17, 1993. Traded to Detroit by San Jose for Detroit's 5th round choice (Michal Bros) in 1995 Entry Draft, February 27, 1995. Claimed on waivers by San Jose from Detroit, February 8, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 28, 1997. Traded to NY Rangers by Dallas with Todd Harvey and Dallas' 4th round choice (Boyd Kane) in 1998 Entry Draft for Brian Skrudland, Mike Keane and NY Rangers' 6th round choice (Pavel Patera) in 1998 Entry Draft, March 24, 1998. Officially announced retirement to join Pittsburgh Penguins' radio broadcast team, September 27, 1999.
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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