Traded to Dallas by New Jersey with future considerations for Valeri Kamensky, January 16, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 7, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), May 5, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 16, 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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