USHL Second All-Star Team (1951)
Traded to LA Blades (WHL) by San Francisco (WHL) for cash, June, 1962. Traded to Seattle (WHL) by LA Blades (WHL) with Terry Slater and Jim Powers for Frank Arnett and Marc Boileau, July, 1962. Traded to Portland (WHL) by Seattle (WHL) for cash, October, 1964. Signed as a free agent by Salt Lake (WHL), November, 1969. Loaned to Portland (WHL) by Salt Lake (WHL) for the 1970 WHL playoffs, April, 1970.
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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