-Recorded ninth assist of the season in the final game on Apr. 11 vs. CGY
-Played his 300th NHL game & 100th game with the Jets on Mar. 10 at STL
-Was a season and carrer-high +5 on Apr. 11 vs CGY...
-Played in six NHL playoff games with Calgary in 2008-09
-Newfoundland native, played three games with St. John s IceCaps to begin 2013-14 season before season-long call up to the Jets
-Collected nine assists and 40 penalty minutes in 55 games last season
CAREER STATS WITH JETS:
*16 points (0G, 16A) in 125 games
Missed majority of 2010-11 due to shoulder (October 10, 2010 vs. Los Angeles) and upper-body (February 7, 2011 vs. Chicago) injuries. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2011. Traded to Buffalo by Dallas with Steve Ott for Derek Roy, July 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 6, 2013.
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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