WHL East Second All-Star Team (2004)
Traded to Washington by Detroit with Detroit's 1st round choice (Mike Green) in 2004 Entry Draft and Detroit's 4th round choice (Luke Lynes) in 2006 Entry Draft for Robert Lang, February 27, 2004. Traded to Colorado by Washington for Scott Hannan, November 30, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2011. Traded to Anaheim by Florida for Dany Heatley and Anaheim's 3rd round choice (Thomas Schemitsch) in 2015 Entry Draft, February 28, 2015.
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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