CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 17, 2006. Traded to Anaheim by New Jersey with Mark Fraser and New Jersey's 7th round choice (Jaycob Megna) in 2012 Entry Draft for Kurtis Foster and Timo Pielmeier, December 12, 2011. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 8, 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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