OHL First All-Star Team (1996, 1997) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1996) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup MVP) (1996)
Traded to Dallas by Boston for Richard Jackman, June 23, 2001. Traded to Nashville by Dallas with Ed Belfour for David Gosselin and Nashville's 5th round choice (Eero Kilpelainen) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 29, 2002. Signed as a free agent by ERC Ingolstadt (Germany), March 18, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Vienna (Austria), July 13, 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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