Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Wendy Sittler is 52. Rather, her success has beennourished by a rigorous year-round training regimen, an abidinglove of the sport and a deep-seated fear of failure. A shadowpasses from her face, and she allows herself a smile. "I suppose we're looking for a miracle, but Wendy has been very strong throughout this ordeal. As a freshman Sittler scored 31 goals and was named the ECAC'sRookie of the Year. "Without Barb," says Sittler, "I wouldn't have half the points Ido.". This website uses cookies for functionality, analytics and advertising purposes as described in our, Any love for the ice hockey ladies? It was hissecond-most-productive season in a 15-year career with Toronto,the Philadelphia Flyers and the Detroit Red Wings. Her gifts--the downy-soft hands, the vision on the ice thatallows her to see two or three steps ahead of other players, theproduction so efficient and dependable that it suggests theassembly line of a German car plant--seem as easy to explain asher green eyes and her blonde drape of hair. Hockey success, we assume, is her birthright. Like I said, a franchise player. My successes are lookedupon and glorified, but would all vanish if I were cut from theOlympic Team in '98. I'veunderstood them for a long time. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

But with his wife gravely ill, the club decided to honour Sittler later this season. You are posting as a Guest without being logged in. Still havent figured out what Apps was doing with Duggan in Pittsburgh and whats going on with them but give it time and we will!! "Her loveof hockey is something that can't be taught," says Darryl, whois a special consultant for Toronto. :wub: So maybe that's the connection...Apps knows Duggan through Meagan Sittler "It was that she was agirl who was better than a lot of them. "Which one isSittler?" Sittler is a strong candidate for the U.S. Olympicwomen's hockey team that will debut at the 1998 Winter Games inNagano, Japan. So Apps' sister Amy (former Canada national soccer team player) married a former US women's hockey player Meaghan Sittler. Former captain, Toronto Maple leafs, HHOF member, 10 points in 1 game record holder. "She's very driven. Meaghan was born in Mississauga, Ont., on March 12, 1976. ", It is through this prism of competition that Sittler has come tobetter understand her father. She was 19 when her mother died at age 47, and shortly afterward, her aunt’s husband was diagnosed.

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Wendy Sittler, the wife of former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Darryl Sittler, has been struck with a recurrence of the cancer that first developed in her colon two years ago. "In a way they're like twins," says Halldorson. "She pushes herself so hard thatshe'll get upset when she misses a breakaway," says Halldorson.

There's felicity in that: Darryl, then with the Maple Leafs, All Rights Reserved. From left, Luba Sittler, Amy Elmaleh and Darryl Sittler, pose with the Wendy Bears.

“True success if feeling good about yourself.” – Meaghan Sittler © 2020™ - All Rights™ - All Rights Reserved. Doctors discovered two spots on Wendy Sittler's liver. Lyle Dean Sittler, 74, of rural Martell passed away January 29, 2017 surrounded by family. Along with older sister Meaghan, the two are part of a Bisons program that has seen over 120 players compete at the university level. Why should we besurprised that Sittler has been so blessed? Colby does offer a sound, competitive women's hockey program.Even before Sittler arrived in the fall of 1994, Colby coachLaura Halldorson had cobbled together a team that couldsuccessfully compete with much larger schools. Wendy leaves her husband and three children, Ryan, 27, Meaghan, 25, and Ashley, 20. She is without questionthe most productive.