FLAMES (AHL): Played in 32 games with Adirondack recording a 10-14-7 record with a 3.02 GAA and a .905 SV%... FLAMES (NHL): Recalled from Adirondack on Apr. 5...
Hockey East First All-Star Team (2009) Hockey East Player of the Year (2009) NCAA East First All-American Team (2009) AHL First All-Star Team (2011) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (2011) (shared with John Curry) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Award (AHL Outstanding Goaltender) (2011) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (2013) (shared with Jeff Zatkoff)
Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, April 8, 2009. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), July 15, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Norfolk (AHL), November 28, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 3, 2014.
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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