Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977)
Traded to Minnesota by Los Angeles for Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Steve Clippingdale) in 1976 Amateur Draft, August 15, 1975. Traded to Winnipeg by Minnesota for Craig Levie and Tom Ward, August 3, 1983. Traded to Philadelphia by Winnipeg for future considerations, October 16, 1984.
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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