AHL Second All-Star Team (1997)
Signed as a free agent by Colorado, August 30, 1995. Claimed by Anaheim from Colorado in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, September, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 16, 2002. Traded to Florida by Nashville for Wade Flaherty, March 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 23, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Nurnberg (Germany), June 8, 2004.
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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