“Development is the name of our game.”

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Roy Pejcinovski - RIP - We will miss you

Mar 15, 2018 – On behalf of the Don Mills Flyers Organization, our entire team, the players, their families and our coaches, we want to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Roy, Krissy, and Vanna Pejcinovski.

We are heartbroken to have lost, so suddenly, three members of our extended family.

Our focus right now is on suppo...

02 Flyers Support Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter

Dec 27, 2017 – Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter provides emergency shelter and support services to help families heal from violence. They provide basic necessities like food, safe shelter, emotional support and a variety of structured programs to aid women and their children escape abuse and slowly rebuild their lives. Last year alone, counselors at this ...

Early Bird “tourneys” a great start for Flyers

Sep 18, 2017 – 7 of 8 Flyer teams competed in early bird tournaments in the city earlier this month outscoring the opposition 89 to 38 and winning 16 of 23 games.

The Atom team played hard in the Marlie Friendship Tournament and ended up with an even split on games. A very determined group of youngsters played extremely well under a new coaching s...

2017 NHL Drafts 4 Former Don Mills Flyers

Jun 27, 2017 – Congratulations to 4 former Don Mills Flyers who were drafted in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Jason Robertson was drafted in the second round (39th overall) by the Dallas Stars; Mario Ferraro was drafted in the second round (49th overall) by the San Jose Sharks; Noel Hoefenmayer was drafted in the fourth round (108th overall) by the Phoenix Coyotes; a...

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...

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


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.


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.



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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Peter MacInnis
416 751 2435

Gus Stathopulos
General Manager
416 751 4738

Randy Collins
416 779 3652

Tracy MacInnis
Club Administrator
416 751 2435

David Cicchini
416 348 6524