AHL First All-Star Team (1968) AHL Second All-Star Team (1969)
Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago for Ian Cushenan, September 4, 1956. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Roger Crozier for Howie Young, June 5, 1963. Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit for Albert Langlois, February 14, 1964. Traded to Seattle (WHL) by NY Rangers (Buffalo-AHL) for cash, October, 1969.
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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