These events occured in 1995 in the world of hockey:
- Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season: Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh Penguins
- Hart Memorial Trophy – for the NHL's Most Valuable Player: Eric Lindros, Philadelphia Flyers
- Stanley Cup – New Jersey Devils win 4 games to 0 over the Detroit Red Wings
- World Hockey Championship
- Men's champion: Finland defeated Sweden
- Junior Men's champion: Canada defeated Russia
- May 1st: The Richmond Renegades win the Riley Cup by defeating the Greensboro Monarchs 4 games to 1 in the Riley Cup finals.
- Bengt Åkerblom of Mora IK dies in a pre-season game between Mora and Brynäs IF when his throat was accidentally slit by a skate, in a similar way to what happened to Clint Malarchuk 6 years earlier in the National Hockey League.