Thank you for allowing Vishous Hockey to purchase your pre-owned hockey equipment. We value the quality and safety of our products, and we want to ensure that all hockey equipment meets our standards for resale. To help you successfully sell your preowned gear, please follow the guide below:

Step 1: Gather and Inspect Your Equipment

Before you begin the selling process, gather all the hockey equipment you wish to sell or trade. This includes skates, sticks, helmets, pads, and any other gear you have. Thoroughly inspect each item to assess its condition.

Step 2: Determine the Condition

Honesty is essential when selling preowned equipment. Determine the condition of each item accurately. Consider factors such as:

  1. Wear and Tear: Examine your equipment for any signs of wear and tear. This includes scuffs, scratches, dents, or any other visible damage.
  2. Odor: Check for any persistent odors, such as sweat or mold. Ensure your equipment is clean and odor-free.
  3. Functionality: Test the functionality of your gear. For instance, make sure helmets have functioning straps and padding, sticks are not cracked or broken, and pads are tightly secured with functioning straps.

Step 3: Clean and Freshen Up

To make your equipment more appealing, take the time to clean and freshen it up. This may include washing or wiping down your gear, deodorizing items, and reconditioning where necessary. A clean and fresh-smelling piece of equipment is more likely to sell.**Please see our Equipment Cleaning Guide for assistance.

Step 4: Take Clear Photos

For your transaction to be successful, take clear and well-lit photos of each item. Ensure that we are able to clearly see the condition and details of your equipment. Photograph the front, back and both sides of each item- the more detailed the better. 

Step 5: Email Us Your Listing

Provide detailed and accurate information about each item including- brand, size, and condition. Include the photos you took in step 4 and if you desire trade-in credit or a pre-owned equipment sale. Please email all pre-owned evaluations to

Step 6: Expect a Fair Price

We will complete a comprehensive search on similar items to determine a fair and competitive price for your equipment. We will consider the condition, age, and brand when pricing your gear. Equipment trade requests will receive store credit, pre-owned equipment sales will receive Venmo payment.

Step 7: Complete the Transaction

Once you've provided the necessary information for your pre-owned equipment, Vishous Hockey will be diligent in completing a fair assessment. You will be sent a follow-up email with evaluation details and next steps within 5 business days. 

Please follow our shipping guidelines located in our ** 30-Day Return and Exchange Policy. 

By following these steps and understanding our disclaimer, you'll have a smoother and more transparent selling experience with Vishous Hockey. Thank you for choosing us to sell your pre-owned hockey equipment, and we hope you find success in your sale!

**Disclaimer for Selling Preowned Hockey Equipment to Vishous Hockey**

If you intend to sell pre-owned hockey equipment to Vishous Hockey, please carefully review and agree to the following terms and conditions:

1. Condition of Equipment: As a seller, you are responsible for accurately representing the condition of the hockey equipment you wish to sell to Vishous Hockey. The equipment should be described honestly, and any significant wear and tear should be clearly disclosed.

2. Odor: Hockey equipment with strong or offensive odors may be subject to rejection by Vishous Hockey. It is your responsibility as the seller to ensure that the equipment is clean and free from any lingering odors that could affect its usability or pose health concerns.

3. Wear and Tear: Please disclose any wear and tear, scuffs, scratches, or other cosmetic imperfections in the equipment you are selling. Vishous Hockey values transparency in all transactions, and accurate descriptions are essential.

4. Misrepresentation: If the equipment is found to be significantly misrepresented compared to the description provided by the seller, Vishous Hockey reserves the right to reject the equipment. In such cases, the seller will be responsible for covering the cost of shipping both to Vishous Hockey initially and for the return of the equipment to seller. At the seller's discretion, Vishous Hockey may donate any unsellable equipment to Learn to Play programs. 

5. Return Policy: If your equipment is accepted by Vishous Hockey, but the transaction is later determined to be in violation of this disclaimer, you may be required to reimburse Vishous Hockey for any incurred shipping costs.

6. Company Acceptance of Pre-Owned Equipment: Vishous Hockey may choose not to accept certain pre-owned equipment related to its condition or company overstock status. In such cases, the seller will be responsible for return shipping costs or Vishous Hockey may donate equipment to local Learn to Play programs. Utilizing alternative Buy-Sell-Trade companies for pre-owned equipment sales will then be recommended. Details will be provided in the evaluation email follow-up.

By selling your preowned hockey equipment to Vishous Hockey, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this disclaimer and agree to abide by its terms. Vishous Hockey is committed to fair and transparent transactions and appreciates your cooperation in ensuring the quality and accuracy of the equipment being sold.

For any questions or concerns regarding this disclaimer or the selling process, please do not hesitate to contact Vishous Hockey's customer support team at (719) 747- VISH or