Traded to St. Louis by Montreal for Aaron Palushaj, March 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Riessersee (German-2), October 8, 2012. Traded to New Jersey by St. Louis with St. Louis' 7th round choice (later traded to Florida Florida selected Ryan Bednard) in 2015 Entry Draft for New Jersey's 5th round choice (Niko Mikkola) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 22, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 10, 2013. Claimed on waivers by Buffalo from Pittsburgh, November 27, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), July 18, 2014.
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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