Brother of Patrik
Traded to Washington by NY Rangers for Washington's 5th round choice (Martin Bergeron) in 1988 Entry Draft, August 27, 1987. Traded to New Jersey by Washington for New Jersey's 10th round choice (Rob Leask) in 1991 Entry Draft, June 19, 1989.
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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