Leads team in goals (12), points (23) and game-winners (4) Named the Sharks captain; first US-born full-time captain in Sharks history
2015-16: Tallied two assists on 11/28 vs. CGY Recorded two goals on 11/22 at CBJ Scored a goal and two assists on 11/17 at BOS Picked up his 500th career point from an assist on 11/14 at BUF Scored the GWG, the 499th career point of his career, on 11/13 at DET Recorded a 7-game point streak (10/22 vs. LAK thru 10/5 vs. FLA) Scored twice to set a career high 5-game goal streak on 11/3 vs. CBJ Potted an empty net goal, the GWG, on 11/1 at COL Scored a goal on 10/28 vs. NSH to extend his point streak to three games (2g, 1a) Tallied a goal on 10/24 vs. CAR Scored a goal on 10/17 at NYI Recorded 1g-2a on 10/7 at LAK.
USHL All-Rookie Team (2003) USHL First All-Star Team (2003) USHL Rookie of the Year (2003) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2005) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2006) NHL Second All-Star Team (2014)
Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), October 5, 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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