Lizards Get Past Cannons in OT Again

June 20, 2016

For the second meeting in a row between the New York Lizards and Boston Cannons, the game went in overtime to determine a winner. And for the second time in a row, it was Lizards scoring the crucial overtime goal that gave them a 13-12 victory over the Cannons. The play of both teams in the first quarter indicated to fans this was going to be another close game in…

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Boston Cannons Travel to Defending Champs

June 18, 2016

The Boston Cannons are on the outside of the playoff picture and look to rebound after last week’s loss to the Charlotte Hounds in New York this weekend. The defending champion Lizards are looking to stay atop the league standings, with only one loss this season. Statistically, neither team has a decided advantage over the other. Currently the Lizards have a plus 4 scoring differential. The Cannons are -4 in…

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Lizards Get Past Blaze in Overtime 17-16

June 12, 2016

For the first time in franchise history, the New York Lizards traveled down to Kennesaw, Georgia to take on the newest addition to Major League Lacrosse, the Atlanta Blaze. The Lizards had to fight hard, but they left Fifth Third Bank Stadium with a 17-16 overtime win. The fans in attendance got their money’s worth as they were treated to a closely-contested matchup. The Blaze got on the scoreboard early…

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Lizards Top Hounds 21-18

May 23, 2016

The talks of an undefeated season in Major League Lacrosse has been put to rest this weekend. After receiving their first loss last weekend from the Ohio Machine, the New York Lizards defeated the only remaining undefeated in the MLL, the Charlotte Hounds, 21-18. Both teams used different strategies throughout the game. For the Lizards, their offensive game plan was centered around one player: Rob Pannell. Pannell scored an amazing…

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Machine Put Up 22 Goals to Top New York

May 17, 2016

By this time last year, the New York Lizards were 3-0, and taking the MLL by storm with talks of going undefeated. This year, those talks have been put to rest, at least for the Lizards, as they were handed their first loss of the season by the Ohio Machine 22-10. The first quarter can best be summarized as a two-man show. The scoring for both teams was done by…

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Winless Launch Host New York Lizards

May 7, 2016

Coming off a bye week last week, the New York Lizards (1-0) travel down to Florida to take on the Launch (0-2). In a press conference earlier this week, head coach of the Lizards Joe Spallina talked about the importance of the bye week. “After week one we really needed that bye to rest up the legs. The first week is always a little more difficult after a long offseason….

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Lizards Come Back to Beat Rattlers

April 26, 2016

The 2016 MLL season Opening Day was a dramatic one, as it saw a new franchise establish itself despite taking a loss in their first game and some close contests. No matchup, however, was as highly anticipated and lived up to the expectations than the rematch of last year’s championship match between the New York Lizards and Rochester Rattlers, in which the defending champions Lizards took their first step towards…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: New York Lizards

April 23, 2016

Teams in Major League Lacrosse have spent the entire offseason getting ready for the upcoming season, and come Saturday, April 23rd, fans will get chance to see how much that hard work pays off. No team has had to work harder than the defending MLL champions, the New York Lizards. They realize they have a huge target on their backs, especially since the MLL expanded to nine teams during the…

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Lizards Acquire Ryan Walsh From Atlanta

March 10, 2016

The Atlanta Blaze remained active in the trade circuit for the second straight day, sending attack Ryan Walsh to the New York Lizards in exchange for attack Conrad Oberbeck and a 2018 third round draft pick. Oberbeck, a draft pick out of Yale in last year’s draft, played one game with the Lizards last season where he scored a goal. He is second all time in goals scored with Yale….

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MLL Supplemental Draft Review: New York Lizards

December 17, 2015

The 2016 MLL Supplemental Draft occurred at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16. This was the last opportunity for teams like the New York Lizards to fill any remaining holes in their roster before the upcoming 2016 season. The Lizards had some holes at the midfield position, and wasted no time addressing those holes with their first pick in the draft, selecting Jordan Hall 18th overall. Hall played 10 games…

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