ECHL All-Rookie Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Pee Dee (ECHL), August 28, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), October 6, 2003. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, June 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 16, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), September 29, 2010.
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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