The MTS Centre is an indoor arena in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba. The stadium stands where once stood Canada's largest department store called Eaton's. The MTS Centre is part of the investor group True North Sports & Entertainment Limited. The construction costs amounted to 133.5 million Canadian dollars, the area is 41 000 m², is made. It was opened Arena on 16 November 2004, since then it replaces the now demolished Winnipeg Arena. In the stadium, see 15,015 spectators at hockey games and 16.345 people at concerts space.
Initially called the Arena " True North Centre ", but after the completion bought the Manitoba Telecom Services ( MTS) for $ seven million naming rights deal. For ten years, the stadium will be named after the company.
The MTS Centre was the home of the ice hockey team Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. It was also the venue of a preseason game against the Toronto Raptors, the Portland Trail Blazers (NBA). Furthermore, the Juno Awards were honoring Canadian musician and the AHL All- Star Classic held at the MTS Centre in 2005.
Since the season 2011/ 12, the arena is home to the Winnipeg Jets.
In April 2007 the Ice Hockey World Championship of Women was held in the MTS Centre.