EJC-A All-Star Team (1995) CIS Rookie of the Year (1995) WJC-A All-Star Team (1996) Best Forward at WJC-A (1997)
Missed majority of 2002-03 due to wrist injury vs. Toronto, December 10, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), September 25, 2004.
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
TONIGHT ON NHL NETWORK
5:00 ET: NHL Live Powered by Constellation 7:00 ET: NHL Tonight