Also known as Steve Wochy AHL First All-Star Team (1952)
Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit for cash, June 15, 1947. Traded to Philadelphia (AHL) by Cleveland (AHL) for cash, August, 1947. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Philadelphia (AHL) for cash, August, 1949. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Cleveland (AHL) for Don Ashbee, July, 1953. Traded to Sault Ste. Marie (NOHA) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, December, 1954.
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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