- Has yet to appear in a game this season for Tampa Bay
- Recalled from Syracuse Oct. 16
- Played three games with the Lightning, recording six shots and two penalty minutes
- Made his NHL debut, logging 15:31 TOI on March 31 at TOR
- Skated in 72 games with Syracuse and led all Crunch defensemen in assists (21) and points (26)
- Recorded career highs for goals (15), assists (38) and points (53) during the 2013-14 season with Windsor of the OHL
- Ranked tied for 6th among OHL defensemen for points
OHL First All-Star Team (2014)
Missed majority of 2011-12 due to shoulder injury vs. Windsor (OHL), November 27, 2011.
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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