Traded to Chicago by Toronto for cash, August 10, 1954. Traded to Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) by Chicago for cash, November 16, 1954. Traded to Detroit (Hershey-AHL) by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) with Gilles Mayer, Jack Price, Willie Marshall, Bob Solinger and Ray Gariepy for cash, July 7, 1956. Traded to Chicago (Buffalo-AHL) by Hershey (AHL) for Al Dewsbury, February 14, 1957.
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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