- Scored his first NHL goal, the game winner, on March 19 at Arizona.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on March 7 and made his Avalanche debut that night in Columbus.
- Dressed in two games for Colorado's AHL affiliate prior to being recalled (0g/1a).
- Was acquired from San Jose on March 2.
- Has appeared in 54 combined AHL games between Lake Erie and Worcester this season, tallying 31 points (9g/22a).
- Appeared in one game for the Sharks on Jan. 6 at Minnesota.
- Was recalled by San Jose on Jan. 5 and reassigned to Worcester on Jan. 12.
- Skated in a total of 12 career NHL games for the Sharks (0g/0a).
Traded to Colorado by San Jose for Karl Stollery, March 2, 2015.
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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