Missed majority of 1998-99 due to ankle injury. Missed majority of 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03 due to abdominal injury, October, 1999. Missed majority of 2005-06 and 2006-07 due to concussion.
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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