QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1994)
Signed as a free agent by Colorado, June 14, 1995. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to elbow injury vs. Ottawa, October 10, 1998. Played w/ RHI's Montreal Roadrunners in 1995 (22-0-11-11-46). Traded to Florida by Colorado with Vaclav Nedorost for Peter Worrell and Florida's 2nd round choice (later traded to NY Rangers later traded back to Florida Florida selected David Shantz) in 2004 Entry Draft, July 18, 2003. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to wrist injury vs. Atlanta, November 21, 2003.
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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