QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2006) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2008)
Traded to Atlanta by Dallas with Dallas' 4th round choice (Ivan Telegin) in 2010 Entry Draft for Kari Lehtonen, February 9, 2010. Traded to Chicago by Atlanta with Winnipeg/Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Adam Clendening) in the 2011 Entry Draft for Andrew Ladd, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), May 17. 2011.
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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