Last Game: Posted a hit and 2 blocked shots on 8:19 of ice time on 11/28 at STL.
2014-15: Made pro debut at both NHL and AHL levels... Collected 0-3-3 in 5 games with CBJ and added 12-21-33 in 51 games with Springfield (AHL)... Recorded 1st career multi-point game with 0-2-2 on 12/4 at FLA...Posted 1st NHL point (assist) on 12/1 vs. FLA... Had 10:36 of ice time in NHL debut on 11/29 at NSH.
Career: Split time between Guelph and Windsor of the OHL, posting 34-56-90 in 58 games in 2013-14 Contributed a team-high 11-21-32 to Guelph s run to the 2014 Memorial Cup final Suited up for Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships Finished 8th-T in the OHL scoring race with 40-47-87 in 2012-13 Scored career-high 41 goals, tying him for 6th place in the OHL in 2011-12 Won bronze with Team Canada at IIHF World U18 Championships in 2012.
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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