AAHA Second All-Star Team (1916) AAHA First All-Star Team (1917, 1918)
Refused amateur card by OHA, November 23, 1919. Signed as a free agent by Quebec, February 2, 1920. Transferred to Hamilton after Quebec franchise relocated, November 2, 1920. Signed as a free agent by Saskatoon (WCHL), December 17, 1921. Transferred to Moose Jaw (WCHL) after Saskatoon (WCHL) franchise relocated, February 1, 1922. Signed as a free agent by Seattle (PCHA), October 26, 1922.
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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