NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1975)
Selected by Vancouver (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1974. WHA rights transferred to Calagry (WHA) after Vancouver (WHA) franchise relocated, May 7, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WHA) after Calgary (WHA) franchise folded, May 31, 1977. Traded to Quebec (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) with Rick Morris, Ken Broderick and Dave Inkpen for Don McLeod and Pierre Guite, November, 1977. Traded to New England (WHA) by Quebec (WHA) for Jean-Louis Levasseur, September, 1978. Reclaimed by NY Rangers from Hartford prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Traded to Hartford by NY Rangers for cash, August 7, 1980.
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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