Was recalled from Texas (AHL) on 2/14
* Had 18 points (11-7=18) and led the team with a +10 rating in 24 games with Texas at time of recall
* Scored his first career NHL goal and GWG on his first shot on goal in his NHL debut on 12/31 vs. ARI. Also tallied five hits in the contest.
* Becomes the first Stars player to score the GWG in his NHL debut since Fabian Brunnstrom did so on 10/15/2008 vs. NSH
* Registered two points (1-1=2) on 1/3 vs. MIN for his first career multi-point game
* Scored his sixth goal of the season and matched a career-high with six shots on 3/19 vs. PIT
* Named CCM/AHL Player of the Week (Dec. 28), posting five goals, including two game-winners, and a +7 rating in three games
* Finished his first full professional campaign ranking sixth on Texas with 22 goals and 48 points (22-26=48) in 68 regular-season contests, helping Texas win the 2014 Calder Cup
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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