CCHA Second All-Star Team (1996) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (2001) (shared with Mika Noronen)
Signed as a free agent by Rochester (AHL), September 29, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 10, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe (Italy), May 31, 2007.
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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