New York Lizards Blog

The Road to the 2018 Major League Lacrosse Championship

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 18, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards are thirsty to drink from the Steinfeld Cup again. Paul Rabil, Rob Pannell, Will Manny and company are dodging, cradling and shooting their way towards another Major League Lacrosse championship. But first, they have these nine games to win.

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Topics: Games

Drew Adams Leads the ‘Zards from Between the Pipes

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM

New York Lizards veteran goaltender Drew Adams has saved more than 1,500 shots in his nearly 10 Major League Lacrosse seasons. He has been a driving force behind the team’s success, including the ‘Zards 2015 league title. Adams’ consistent play has earned him respect and accolades throughout the lacrosse world.

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Topics: Player Profiles

How to Improve Lacrosse Footwork in 3 Steps

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In the fastest game on two feet, quickness and agility can be a real difference-maker. In order to stay ahead of the competition, athletes typically work all year round to improve their footwork. If you would like to make yourself a more complete player, try practicing one or all of these lacrosse footwork drills.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development

Brendan Fowler Follows in the Footsteps of the 'Beast'

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Your 2018 New York Lizards have a new look at the face-off X. On April 21, Brendan Fowler debuted in the crucial role of face-off specialist after the recent retirement of Greg “Beast” Gurenlian. The 26-year-old Long Island native filled some pretty big shoes on game day.

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Topics: Player Profiles

The 2018 New York Lizards Lacrosse Season at a Glance

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

After a long off-season, the New York Lizards lacrosse season is finally here. The ‘Zards have seven home games scheduled for fans to enjoy in 2018. From the end of April through the beginning of August, Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium will be alive with the sights and sounds of professional lacrosse.

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Topics: Games

5 Lacrosse Stick Checks every Player needs to know

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In the high-scoring game of lacrosse, defense often makes the difference. The most successful teams and players have a strong foundation in the fundamentals of lacrosse stick checks. These five easy-to-understand moves will help you play at your best at any level.

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Topics: Lacrosse Techniques, Player Development

Who's Who on the 2018 New York Lizards Roster

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Mar 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

With the Major League Lacrosse season set to begin, the ‘Zards are the team to beat. The 2018 New York Lizards roster is stacked with some of the sport’s biggest names. From Drew Adams between the pipes to Rob Pannell on the attack, 2018 could be the year the Lizards hoist another championship cup.

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Topics: Games

A Sports Fan's Guide to Winning Lacrosse Tailgates

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Mar 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM

A New York Lizards game is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a tailgate with friends and family. It’s a wonderful atmosphere where sports fans of all ages arrive early to eat, drink and talk lax before game time.

If you are planning on going to Shuart Stadium this season, why not make a day of it? The ‘Zards list of tailgating tips will get you started (charcoal not included).

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Topics: Games

A Mom's Guide to Surviving the Youth Lacrosse Season

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Mar 16, 2018 10:00:00 AM

You already have all the lacrosse season essentials, like your child’s helmet and shoulder pads, but are you really ready for game time?

Just like your son or daughter works hard at preseason practices, moms must plan ahead to survive the next few months of feverish activity.

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Topics: Insider

How to make an Unforgettable Impression at Lacrosse Tryouts

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Mar 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

You’ve been waiting all year for lacrosse tryouts. You’ve been doing everything from wall ball to wind sprints to prepare. Now that the time has finally arrived, here are a few final suggestions to help you create an unforgettable impression.

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Topics: Lacrosse Techniques, Player Development