Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2002)
Traded to Anaheim by Pittsburgh for Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi, February 26, 2009. Traded to Edmonton by Anaheim with Anaheim's 6th round choice (Brandon Davidson) in 2010 Entry Draft for Lubomir Visnovsky, March 3, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to ankle injury vs. Buffalo, December 28, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, September 29, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Sochi (KHL), October 16, 2014. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), June 24, 2015.
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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