CCHA All-Rookie Team (2005) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2005) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005) CCHA First All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Phoenix. March 27, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh. July 15, 2008. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Springfield (AHL), November 3, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Lugano. (Swiss), January 12, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 13, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Zagreb (KHL), June 14, 2013.
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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