OMJHL First All-Star Team (1981) OMJHL Rookie of the Year (1981) OHL Second All-Star Team (1982)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1986)
Traded to Vancouver by Chicago for Curt Fraser, January 6, 1983. Traded to Pittsburgh by Vancouver with Rod Buskas and Barry Pederson for Dave Capuano, Andrew McBain and Dan Quinn, January 8, 1990. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Ken Priestlay, March 5, 1991.
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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