Finnish First All-Star Team (1986)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988)
Traded to Winnipeg by Buffalo with future considerations for Stephane Beauregard, June 15, 1992. Traded to Chicago by Winnipeg for Stephane Beauregard, August 10, 1992. Traded to Vancouver by Chicago for Murray Craven, March 10, 1995.
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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