WCHA Second All-Star Team (1975) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1975)
Traded to Colorado by NY Islanders with Dave Cameron for Colorado's 1st round choice (Pat LaFontaine) in 1983 Entry Draft, October 1, 1981. Transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982.
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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