- Had one shot and one takeaway in 8:07 TOI Nov. 3 at DET
- Made his Lightning and 2015-16 season debut Nov. 1 at CAR
- Registered 8:58 TOI Nov. 1 at CAR
- Recalled from AHL Syracuse on Nov. 1
- Accounted for three assists and 15 penalty minutes in eight games with the Crunch
- Split time between San Jose and Arizona and played in 51 games, scoring two goals and adding seven assists
- Set career highs for games played, assists and points
- Scored a career-best four goals in 18 games with Philadelphia
- Made his NHL debut while with Philadelphia on Jan. 22, 2013, at NJD
Traded to San Jose by Philadelphia for San Jose's 3rd round choice (Felix Sandstrom) in 2015 Entry Draft, July 2, 2014. Claimed on waivers by Arizona from San Jose, March 2, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 21, 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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