NHL trade news: Maple Leafs send Garret Sparks to Golden Knights for David Clarkson, 4th-round pick

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Sparks, 26, registered a 90.2 save percentage and the team was 8-9-1 in his starts last season.
Sparks, 26, registered a 90.2 save percentage and the team was 8-9-1 in his starts last season.

Toronto is making some offseason moves.

The Maple Leafs announced Tuesday that they have acquired a fourth-round pick and forward David Clarkson from the Golden Knights in exchange for Garret Sparks.

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Sparks, 26, played in 20 games for a Toronto team that finished 46-28-8 in 2018-19. He registered a 90.2 save percentage and the team was 8-9-1 in his starts.

Clarkson, 35, suffered a career-ending injury in 2016, the team said in a statement.

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