WHL East Second All-Star Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, June 7, 2004. Traded to Columbus by Anaheim with Clay Wilson for Geoff Platt, November 15, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to various injuries and as a healthy reserve. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Norfolk (AHL), October 22, 2014. Released by Norfolk (AHL), November 8, 2014.
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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