Missed majority of 2011-12 due to leg injury at Rockford (AHL), November 16, 2011 and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), August 29, 2012. Traded to Buffalo by Edmonton for future considerations, December 19, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Lulea (Sweden), February 19, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Jokerit (KHL) , April 1, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), May 2, 2015.
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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