2014-15: DND the last 8 games ... Snapped a 7-game scoreless stretch w/a goal 3/22 at TB ... Matched his career-high for goals in a game w/2 goals 3/8 vs DET ... 5 of his 6 goals on the season have come in his last 14 games ... Played his 500th NHL game 10/8 vs PHI ... Multi-pt gms: 1 Inj: 0 ... DND: 10
Tm Rec in Lineup: 35-24-12 ... Out: 6-3-1 ... w/G: 3-2-0 ... w/A: 4-3-0 ... w/Pt: 7-5-0 ... PP Pts: 0-0=0 ... GW Pts: 1-2=3
Traded to Boston by Buffalo for Boston's 3rd round choice (Kevin Sundher) in 2010 Entry Draft, October 20, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finland), December 2, 2012.
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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