These events occured in 1954 in the world of hockey:
- Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season: Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings
- Hart Memorial Trophy for the NHL's Most Valuable Player: Al Rollins, Chicago Black Hawks
- Stanley Cup – Detroit Red Wings win 4 games to 3 over the Montreal Canadiens
- World Hockey Championship
- Men's champion: USSR wins 7-2 over Canada's East York Lyndhursts.
- NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers defeat University of Minnesota Golden Gophers 5-4 in overtime in Colorado Springs, Colorado