WATCH: Leafs Goalie Garret Sparks’ Gets Teary After Historic NHL Debut

Toronto Maple Leaf Rookie Netminder Shows Emotion in Post-Game Interview

In 1993, the Toronto Maple Leafs upset the Detroit Red Wings in a miraculous game 7 playoff game. That same year Garret Sparks was born.

Last night, amid goalie controversy, where former Leaf #1 goalie Jonathan Bernier watched from the bench Garret Sparks made his NHL debut and proceeded to shut out the visiting Edmonton Oilers. The night was made more special by the fact that Sparks’ parents were in attendance. After the game, Sparks was interviewed by the in-arena host and the result is, well, just watch below.