CCHA Second All-Star Team (1998) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1998) Ken McKenzie Trophy (Outstanding U.S.- Born Rookie IHL) (2000) IHL Second All-Star Team (2001)
Traded to Nashville by NY Islanders for Nashville's 4th round choice (Johan Halvardsson) in 1999 Entry Draft, April 14, 1999. Traded to Dallas by Nashvlle with future considerations for Jon Sim, February 17, 2003. Suspended by Dallas for violating terms of contract, December 3, 2003.
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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