Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, April 8, 1928. Rights later awarded to Toronto. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Toronto for $15,000, November 27, 1928. Traded to Detroit by Mtl. Maroons for cash, December 13, 1938.
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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