RAMPAGE (AHL): Played in 50 games for San Antonio (AHL) recording 32 points (6-26-32)... FLAMES: Acquired from Florida for Corban Knight on Jan. 9... recalled from Adirondack on Jan. 14... made his Flames debut and had two shots on Jan. 15 at ARI... FLAMES (AHL): Played in the AHL All-Star Classic and picked up three points (1G, 2A) on Jan. 26... appeared in 12 games for Adirondack and had seven points (3G, 4A)... FLAMES: Recalled from Adirondack on Mar. 2... picked up his first point (assist) with the Flames at DET on Mar. 6... scored his first goal as a Flame on Mar. 13 vs. TOR... assisted on the game winner at NSH on Mar. 29...
PLAYOFFS: Made his NHL postseason debut on Apr. 30 at ANA...
WCHA Second All-Star Team (2011, 2012
Traded to Calgary by Florida for Corban Knight, January 9, 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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