Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 13, 1937. Traded to Detroit by Toronto with $10,000 for Bucko McDonald, December 19, 1938. Traded to St. Louis (AHL) by Indianapolis (AHL) for cash with Detroit holding right of recall, January, 1946. Traded to Tulsa (USHL) by Cleveland (AHL) for cash, October 6, 1947.
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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