Last Game: Posted a shot, 4 hits and 2 blocked shots on 19:17 of ice time on 11/28 at STL.
2014-15: Registered career highs in goals (13), game-winners (3) and shots (93), tied career high in games played (56)... Skated in his 200th career NHL game on 2/22 at NYR.
Career: Scored 2 goals, including OT game-winner, in Blue Jackets first-ever playoff victory on 4/19/14 at PIT Set career highs in assists (15), points (24), penalty minutes (53) and TOI/game (16:06)... Finished 2nd on CBJ in S% (14.3) and T-5th in goals (9) in 2012-13... Scored 1st career NHL goal on 1/8/11 at LAK (opposing goalie: J. Quick)... Made NHL debut on 1/7/11 at ANA Played 3 seasons (2007-10) in the WHL with Brandon (198GP; 99-131-230).
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2010) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2010)
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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