Brother of Todd
Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (AHL), September, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 24, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 4, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, May 29, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Skelleftea (Sweden-2), July 4, 2002.
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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