EAHL Second All-Star Team (1936) George L. Davis Jr. Trophy (fewest goals against EAHL) (1936) IAHL First All-Star Team (1938) NHL First All-Star Team (1939, 1942) Calder Trophy (1939) Vezina Trophy (1939, 1942) NHL Second All-Star Team (1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1939, 1947, 1948)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 27, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, September 8, 1949.
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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