QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1991)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, November 13, 1993. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 29, 1998. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders with Ziggy Palffy, Brian Smolinski and New Jersey's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Daniel Johansson) in 1999 Entry Draft for Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, Mathieu Biron and Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Taylor Pyatt) in 1999 Entry Draft, June 20, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Cherepovets (Russia), July 20, 2002.
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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