Son of Bill OHL Second All-Star Team (1998)
Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 23, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, August 16, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Bolzano (Italy), August 22, 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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