Can-Am Second All-Star Team (1936)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, April 16, 1925. Traded to Ottawa by Montreal for cash with Montreal retaining the right of repurchase, October 22, 1933. Loaned to NY Rangers by Ottawa for remainder of 1933-34 season, February 15, 1934. Traded to Montreal by Ottawa for cash, April 9, 1934. Signed as playing manager/coach of Quebec (Can-Am) with Montreal retaining right of recall, October 24, 1934. Traded to Providence (Can-Am) by Springfield (Can-Am) for Chris Speyer and Leo Murray and named playing-coach, October 12, 1935.
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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