These events occured in 1902 in the world of ice hockey:
- James Creighton, creator of the rules for ice hockey, dies.
- Winnipeg Victorias successfully defends the Stanley Cup, defeating Toronto Wellingtons in a Cup challenge by two games to nil in a best-of-three series
- March – Winnipeg Victorias wins the Manitoba Hockey Association championship to retain the Stanley Cup
- 1 March — Montreal HC wins the Canadian Amateur Hockey League (CAHL) championship and challenges Winnipeg
- 13–17 March — Montreal and Winnipeg play a best-of-three series for the Stanley Cup, Montreal winning by two games to one to claim the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1894