NAHL First All-Star Team (1974)
Traded to St. Louis by Montreal for cash, June 11, 1968. Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (EHL), October, 1971. Traded to Syracuse (EHL) by Jacksonville (EHL) for cash, December, 1971. Traded to Cleveland (WHA) by Syracuse (NAHL) for John Raynak and cash, October, 1974. Traded to New England (WHA) by Cleveland (WHA) for cash, December, 1974. Traded to Cleveland (WHA) by New England (WHA) for cash, January, 1976.
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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