NHL Second All-Star Team (1942)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers for $4,500, October 27, 1935. Loaned to Montreal by NY Rangers for the 1943-44 season for the loan of Charlie Sands, Fern Gauthier, Dutch Hiller, John Mahaffy and future considerations (Tony Demers, December, 1943), October 27, 1943.
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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