New York Lizards Blog

Must-See 2017 Lizards Lacrosse Videos

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards are a human highlight reel. ‘Zards, like Joe Walters and Rob Pannell, have scored in impossible situations, while Greg “Beast” Gurenlian and Paul Rabil both reached Hall of Fame-like career marks. It seems like the hits won’t stop coming in the 2017 season. You will have to see these lacrosse videos to believe them.

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Topics: Insider, Games

Today's Lizards Stars who are Long Island Lacrosse Alums

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There are few better places to grow up playing the game of lacrosse than Long Island. It is the home of many past, present and likely future lax legends. In fact, many key 2017 New York Lizards players began their illustrious careers playing in Long Island lacrosse games.

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Topics: Games, Player Profiles

7 Major League Lacrosse Rules you Need to Know

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

From high school to college to the pros, the game of lacrosse has universal similarities but a few key differences. For instance, Major League Lacrosse is the only league that awards 2 points for long-distance goals. Before you watch Paul Rabil and the boys this year, brush up on the finer points of pro lacrosse rules.

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Topics: Games

A Local Lax Fan’s Guide to the 2017 NY Lizards Schedule

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Your New York Lizards are back in black and ready to rock Long Island! Perennial all-stars Paul Rabil, Rob Pannell, Greg “Beast” Gurenlian and others are set to shake, rattle and roll Hofstra University all spring and summer. As opening day approaches, check out this lacrosse fan’s guide to all the home match-ups on the 2017 NY Lizards schedule.

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Topics: Games

Professional Lacrosse Games are Full of Teachable Moments

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you play or coach youth lacrosse, a New York Lizards home game is the perfect opportunity to learn and have fun in one shot. While cheering on your favorite ‘Zards, you can also pick up pointers that will improve play at your next game.

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Topics: Coaching, Player Development, Games

NY Lizards’ High-Octane Offense Knocked Off in Semifinals

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 23, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The 2016 Major League Lacrosse season was the wildest ride in recent memory. From the first faceoff, it was evident the rest of the league was determined to knock off the defending champion, NY Lizards.

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Topics: Games

Eyes on the Prize: The Lizards March to the 2016 MLL Playoffs

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 9, 2016 3:46:33 PM

The New York Lizards are one big step closer to back-to-back Major League Lacrosse championships after clinching the second seed in the 2016 MLL Playoffs. As the Lizards prepare to face the Denver Outlaws in the quarterfinals, let’s take a look back at the highlights of 2016.

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Topics: Games

Lizards Plot to Break the Ohio Machine in Season Finale

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards roll into Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University on Saturday, August 6 with everything on the line. The difference between a win and a loss against the Ohio Machine could mean post-season bliss or an early winter vacation.

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Topics: Games

Lizards to Battle Chesapeake Bayhawks for League Lead

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

With just three weeks left, the 2016 Major League Lacrosse season is coming right down to the wire. Six teams, including the New York Lizards, sit within striking distance of the league-leading Chesapeake Bayhawks. When Chesapeake visits New York on Thursday, July 28, this old-school professional lacrosse rivalry will also have huge playoff implications.

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Topics: Games

Florida Launch Has Little Shot of Liftoff in New York

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

On July 14, the Florida Launch will touch down at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium for what promises to be a high-flying shootout against the league champion New York Lizards.

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Topics: Games