Son of Lynn Brother of Glenn Lester Patrick Trophy (2000)
Signed as a free agent to five-game amateur tryout contract by Montreal Voyageurs (AHL), February 24, 1971. Signed as a free agent by California, October 6, 1971. Selected by Miami-Philadelphia (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to St. Louis by California with Stan Gilbertson for Warren Williams and Dave Gardner, November 11, 1974. Traded to Kansas City by St. Louis with Denis Dupere and cash for Lynn Powis and Kansas City's 2nd round choice (Brian Sutter) in 1976 Amateur Draft, June 18, 1975. WHA rights traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Calgary (WHA) for future considerations, June, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Washington after Minnesota (WHA) franchise folded, February 1, 1977. Served as University of Denver's Director of Athletics, 1986-1989.
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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