Originally Posted by jesusatemyhotdog
The main performance enhancer used by hockey players are stimulants. I used to play Junior hockey (similar to varsity level football) and at the time everyone was using ephedrine. The benefits of steroids would be restricted to the off season.
A lot of pain killers too but that makes sense Hockey is the most physically draining sport. I know you could argue a football game is harder but theres only 16 of them (i think). On another note NBA is not a contact sport you get fouled for making contact.