“Development is the name of our game.”

News & Events


2017 NHL drafts 4 former DM Flyers

Jun 27, 2017 – Congratulations to former DM Flyers Mario Ferraro, drafted in the second round of the 2017 NHL draft by the San Jose Sharks; Jason Robertson, drafted in the second round by the Dallas Stars; Bryce Misley, drafted in the fourth round by the Minnesota Wild; and Noel Hoefenmayer, drafted in the fourth round by the Phoenix Coyotes.

Deve...

03 Flyers win the City! Again!

Apr 12, 2017 – The Don Mills Flyers would like to congratulate the staff, players, and parents of the 2003 team for winning the Kraft Cup, and finishing first in the GTHL; adding the City Championship was the icing on the cake.

The Flyers 03 team had some close games with the Titans in the first round of the playoffs and then went on to beat the To...

04 Flyers Host 2017 OHF Pee Wee AAA Championship

Apr 12, 2017 – After five days of tremendous competition, and some outstanding hockey, the Toronto Jr Canadiens defeated the Hamilton Huskies to win the gold medal. A determined Don Mills Flyers team captured the Bronze medal by defeating the Eastern Ontario Wild, representing the Ottawa area.

The host committee, led by Cindie Jamieson, put togethe...

TRY - OUTS

Apr 3, 2017 – You can find the full try-out schedule
by clicking on the Full Schedule

NCAA Bound

Mar 27, 2017 – Congratulations to Jack McBain, who recently committed to Division One School, Boston College.Jack joins former Flyers Jake Tortora, who will be attending Boston College next year.

Other Flyers who have accepted offers from NCAA Schools in the past two years include Wyllum Deveaux, Harvard; Bradley Cocca, Harvard; and Tyler Weiss, B...

Flyers 04 team and Flyers Hockey Club hosting 2017

Mar 27, 2017 – The excitement is only a week away, with the first game of the OHF All Ontario Pee Wee AAA Championships set to begin at 9 am April 3rd at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.

Seven teams, including the Toronto Jr Canadiens and the Don Mills Flyers from the Greater Toronto Hockey League, are set to compete for the coveted All Ontario Provin...


Loyal Service


Randy Collins

Team Manager

Randy has been with the organization for 30 years.
He has had a hand in just about everything to do with hockey here at Don Mills Flyers.

Dave Cicchini

Assistant Coach

Dave was with the association for 10 years in the role of an assistant coach. He was mostly helping Steve Mercer with the order age groups.

Mashall Bacon

Trainer

Marshall has been with the Don Mills Flyers for 5 years. He has been with the older age groups with Steve Mercer and Dave Cicchini.


Testimonials


A minor hockey team with major bloodlines

By Lois Kalchman – Special to The Toronto Star - 2007.10.06

One team, 18 Stanley Cups.

When was the last time a Toronto team had something like that to brag about?

The Don Mills Flyers, a very unusual minor atom hockey team of 8- and 9-year-old boys, can trace their ties to all 18 cups through family connections.

Don Mills Flyers

By Lois Kalchman - The Toronto Star – The Toronto Star - 2007.10.24

It took three years but the Don Mills Flyers peewees finally defeated Toronto Red Wings peewees 2-1 this past week.

"It was a great game," says coach Bobby Marshall who played for Don Mills Flyers in his minor hockey career. "The kids did everything we asked them to do. The...

Don Mills Flyers - Underachievers look on the bright side

By Marc Paulichenko – Hockey Now (Ontario Edition) Vol. 6 No. 11 Issue 58 2007.12.01

Don Mills Flyers Bantam AAA head coach Gary Tamane is pegging his team as underachievers this season.

Currently at the bottom of the standings with just six points, the Flyers (2-12-12) are trying to look at the brighter side of things despite their results...

High Flyers

By Ryan Wolstat - The Toronto Sun Minor Hockey Beat – Most organizations with track records like the Greater Toronto Hockey League's Don Mills Flyers get reputations as sterile, hockey factories. But the Flyers, who have produced an average of about an NHLer-a-year during their 40-year history, are as much about having fun as they are about learning the intricacies of the sport.

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FAQ


No. As an association, we do not pay our coaches. However, we do believe qualified coaches should be paid, but a better way must be found to do this without it coming from the parent's pockets. Perhaps a central body like the OHF could act as the administrator of such a program, similar to the governing bodies of other sports, i.e. Swimming Canada or Skate Canada. This would eliminate the "employee-employer" relationship that develops between the parents and coaches, which has an immediate and direct impact on a coaches ability to coach in the normal manner. Where the association pays the coach, in most cases he is expected to win, at any cost. This puts a whole new negative spin on team building, the relationship between players and coaches, and creates an environment where many players are not treated fairly. This is not what the Don Mills Flyers are about.
In recent years, Flyer GM, Gus Stathopulos and his team have put a great deal of planning and hard work into righting the Flyer ship. Certainly, the GTHL dropping the protected card at all age levels has helped as well. However, the real success has been in attracting top quality coaches at every age level who can attract and develop top players. The overall program was streamlined to better assist these elite coaches in their efforts to develop these young athletes and move them to the next level. The Flyers are extremely proud of all their coaches and players and would put them up against any in the country.

The Flyers have won numerous City and Provincial Championships. We have been to the National Midget Championships several times. We have had many players go to the NHL and to U.S. and Canadian Colleges and Universities. Our philosophy is very simple; allow all players to compete at a high level and improve their skills.

"Development is the name of our game".
The Don Mills Flyers were formed in 1968 by way of a written agreement with the Philadelphia Flyers allowing the team to use the insignia and name of the NHL club.
The Don Mills Flyers hockey office is located at Victoria Village Arena.

To contact us by mail, please send to:
Don Mills Flyers, 23 Anewen Drive, Toronto ON, M4A 1R9.
When approaching the opposing player for the purpose of a body check, look down at his gloves. This will force your body and your hands to stay down, thus avoiding the high hit and the penalty. Remember, the real purpose of body checking is to gain possession of the puck; high hits cost you AND your team.

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Contacts


Peter MacInnis
President
416 751 2435
pmacinnis@donmillsflyers.com

Gus Stathopulos
General Manager
416 751 4738
gstathopulos@donmillsflyers.com

Randy Collins
Scheduler
416 779 3652
rcollins@donmillsflyers.com

Tracy MacInnis
Club Administrator
416 751 2435
tmacinnis@donmillsflyers.com

David Cicchini
Webmaster
416 348 6524
dcicchini@donmillsflyers.com