Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 8, 1948. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, August 14, 1952. Traded to Boston by Chicago for cash, October 31, 1952. Traded to Providence (AHL) by Boston for cash, November 8, 1952. Played for the Warroad Lakers (U.S.-Sr.) from 1958-59 to 1961-62 (no statistics are available).
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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