New York Lizards Blog

3 New York Lizards Stars Voted into the MLL Top 25

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Dec 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

At the end of the 2017 season, Lax Sports Network polled every Major League Lacrosse player to find out exactly who deserved to be named to the MLL Top 25. Three ‘Zards — Paul Rabil, Rob Pannell and Will Manny — were chosen by their colleagues as some of the league’s brightest stars.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Paul Rabil Foundation to Host Holiday Dyslexia Benefit

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Nov 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards’ Paul Rabil will host his charity’s second annual New York City holiday fundraiser on December 7, 2017. The Paul Rabil Foundation is dedicated to helping children with learning differences by creating programs and partnerships through sport and scholarship. To date, the foundation has raised more than $575,000 and funded over 90 scholarships.

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Topics: Player Profiles

12 New York Lizards Join USA Lacrosse Training Team

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

In anticipation of the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship, USA Lacrosse has announced its training team, which includes 12 current New York Lizards players. The 49-man squad will play together over Labor Day Weekend and again in October for the Team USA Fall Classic.

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Topics: Player Profiles, Off Season

5 Paul Rabil Vlogs you Need to Watch Now

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

Once a week, New York Lizards midfielder Paul Rabil drops a new lacrosse video on his YouTube channel. The lax legend’s short segments educate and entertain at the same time. Whether Rabil is throwing the ball further than humanly possible or demonstrating the simple task of taping a lax stick, his million dollar personality is worth seeing on camera.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Who was the New York Lizards Best Lacrosse Player of 2017?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards’ bench is so stacked with talent, it is always tough to tell who the best lacrosse player on the team is. ‘Zards, like Paul Rabil, Drew Adams and Greg “Beast” Gurenlian, have all had many impressive outings in 2017. But, if you were forced to choose one player to be this season’s MVP, who would it be?

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Topics: Games, Player Profiles

Why Will Manny is the Right Man to Steer the ‘Zards to Texas

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With only two games left in the 2017 season, the question on every fan’s mind is which ‘Zard will be the one to carry the team to the Major League Lacrosse Championship Game in Texas. There’s no reason it won’t be Paul Rabil or Rob Pannell again, but newcomer Will Manny may just be that missing piece of the playoff puzzle.

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Topics: Player Profiles

How Paul and Gary Gait Changed Lacrosse Forever

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When you talk of lacrosse legends, there is Paul and Gary Gait, and then there is everyone else. More than any other two players, these identical twins are credited with helping lacrosse become one of the fastest-growing team sports in America.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Joe Walters Takes New York by Storm

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Joe Walters, who donned the black and green for the first time in his illustrious career last year, proved to be a potent piece of firepower for the 'Zards offense. Here is a brief recap of Joe's first season as a New York Lizard.

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Topics: Player Profiles

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

Paul Rabil vs. Casey Powell: Who Really is the GOAT?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Oct 19, 2016 1:00:00 PM

It’s a debate that can go on all night. Who is the greatest lacrosse player of all time? Is it the recently-retired, sharp-shooting attackman Casey Powell? Is it this generation’s most powerful midfielder, Paul Rabil? Or could it be someone else entirely, like the legendary Jim Brown?

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Topics: Player Profiles