Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Traded to Washington by Winnipeg with Winnipeg's 4th round choice (Thomas Di Pauli) in 2012 Entry Draft for Eric Fehr, July 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Missouri (ECHL), July 14, 2015.
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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