WCJHL First All-Star Team (1974)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980)
Missed majority of 1981-82 due to back injury vs. Philadelphia, November 18, 1981. Missed majority of 1982-83 due to back injury in training camp, September, 1982.
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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