Registered second hat trick of the season as part of 4-point night (3 goals, assist) in 4-3 win at Toronto Marlies on March 11, 2015 -- Converted first penalty shot in Lehigh Valley Phantoms history as part of 4-3 win at Toronto Marlies on March 11, 2015 (vs. Christopher Gibson) -- Notched 3 assists in 5-4 shootout win at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on February 14, 2015 -- Named CCM/AHL Player of the Month (January) (13 games, 7 goals, 10 assists, 17 points) -- Registered goal, 2 assists in 6-2 win at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on January 31, 2015 -- Recorded first hat trick in Lehigh Valley Phantoms history (3 goals, assist) in 5-1 win vs. Binghamton on January 17, 2015 -- First Pro Goal: October 18, 2013 Adirondack at WB/Scranton (first pro multi-point game as well) -- Pro Debut: March 31, 2013 Adirondack at Connecticut. 7 more games with ADK in April 2013 -- Signed a three-year entry-level contract with Philadelphia on March 26, 2012
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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