USHL Second All-Star Team (1946)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 31, 1940. Loaned to Brooklyn by Toronto with Red Heron and Gus Marker and future considerations (cash, February 2, 1942) for Lorne Carr, October 30, 1941. Traded to Tulsa (USHL) by Toronto for cash, May 15, 1947. Traded to Tacoma (PCHL) by Tulsa (USHL) for cash, January 21, 1950. Officially announced retirement, January 23, 1950.
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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