For their 2013 Season Opener, The New York Shock Exchange All-Stars battle the Montreal Mont Royales at a Roller Derby Double Header at the Yonkers P.A.L. building on Saturday, April 6th. Suburbia Roller Derby will be hosting and taking on Maine Roller Derby. Tickets are available here.
In one week the New York Shock Exchange kicks off the Shock the UK tour with the very first intercontinental men’s roller derby bout in history! Representing North America will be your New York Shock Exchange from the good ol’ US of A and representing Europe will be Manchester’s New Wheeled Order from merry ole England. The game will be broadcast on rduk.tv at approximately 12pm EST (5pm GMT).
Your favorite Shockers take 3rd! Storming back from an early 18-84 deficit, the Shock Exchange overcame the Magic City City Misfits 199-157 to take 3rd place at the 2012 MRDA Championship Tournament, the Gateway to the Best, in St. Louis.
On the first day of the tournament the Shockers bested Portland Men’s Roller Derby 226-103 in their quarterfinal game. On the second day, New York fell in the semifinals to the hometown St. Louis GateKeepers 199-167. Vowing to bring home some “hardware,” the Shock Exchange skated their hearts out against Magic City. Their 3rd place makes them the only team that placed in both the 2012 and 2011 MRDA Championship. Abe Drinkin (#47) earned the tournament blocker MVP award. Jonathan R (#6) scored more points (236) than any other jammer.
Next for the Shock Exchange is the very first intercontinental men’s roller derby bout! As part of their groundbreaking “Shock the UK” tour, they take on the Manchester New Wheeled Order in England on Saturday, Nov. 17th.
The New York Shock Exchange’s B-Squad, the Dow Jones Average, compete with the Mass Maelstrom next Saturday, September 15th. Less than three weeks ago, the Shockers’ A-Squad defeated the Maelstrom to win the Mohawk Valley Cup tournament. Read the rest of this entry »
On Saturday, Sept. 1st, Shock Exchange skaters play, alongside brothers from Capital District (Albany, NY), Oneonta Roller Derby, and the Quadfathers (Utica, NY), in a mixed New York State teams exhibition game at the Empire Skate Showdown in Long Island. Full rosters for the Finger Lakers and NYS Beavers are below. Read the rest of this entry »
The New York Shock Exchange All-Stars will compete with the top roller derby teams in Northeast at the inaugural Mohawk Valley Cup tournament on August 18th & 19th in Rome, NY. Their quest to win begins with their bout against Vermont’s Mean Mountain Boys at 3PM on 8/18 . Full bracket below. Read the rest of this entry »
We Meet Again – Shock Exchange and Gatekeepers Resume Rivalry on Saturday
By Thomas Gerbasi
For nearly four years, no one touched the New York Shock Exchange. Not only were they pioneers in the sport of men’s roller derby, they were the gold standard. And in battling various teams over those early years of their existence, blowouts were the rule, not the exception.
Then they met the St. Louis Gatekeepers at the 2011 Spring Roll tournament in May of last year, and the long winning streak came to a halt by a score of 158-133. Read the rest of this entry »
On August 11th, the New York Shock Exchange will play its first ever game in Coney Island against one of its biggest rivals, the St. Louis GateKeepers! In May the Shock Exchange claimed victory 131 to 125 over the GateKeepers with an unbeleivable come-from-behind win. Now the teams meet again for the most anticipated roller derby rematch of the year as part of a thrilling doubleheader.