NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1987) CCHA Second All-Star Team (1989)
Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, September 9, 1992. Traded to NY Islanders by Ottawa for Jeff Finley, June 30, 1993. Traded to Ottawa by NY Islanders for cash, March 19, 1999.
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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