These events occured in 1931 in the world of hockey:
- Montreal Canadiens defeats Chicago Black Hawks by 3 games to 2
Ice Hockey World Championships
- Gold Medal – Canada
- Silver Medal – United States
- Bronze Medal – Austria
- Hockey Night in Canada, now the oldest sports-related television program still on air, debuts as a radio program known as the General Motors Hockey Broadcast. The TV series begins in 1952.