Hockey Canada Sport School Team
The St. Mary’s Flames Prep Team is a sanctioned Hockey Canada Sport School Team that is also recognized by Hockey Manitoba. Participants receive on-and-off-ice skills based training. The team competes against minor hockey AAA teams in Manitoba and participates in prospect tournaments in neighbouring Provinces and States.
Head Coach is Larry Bumstead.
The SMA Prep team is based at the MTS Iceplex. It is the location of all on-and-off-ice training and all home games. The MTS Iceplex is a 172,000 square foot Hockey Canada Centre of Excellence that provides:
- Four NHL-size sheets of ice (200′ x 85′) with spectator seating.
- 22 player dressing rooms.
- 4 offiicials rooms.
- Off-ice high performance training centre facilities, including: four shooting bays, stickhandling area, slideboard stations and speed ramp.
- Goalie training centre.
- Office space for True North, Hockey Manitoba and Hockey Canada.