From Bottom to Top: The Lizards in Review

August 19, 2014

The New York Lizards this season were one of top teams in the MLL. They made the playoffs as the second seed, were second in goals against, were tied for the best home record in the league, the best penalty kill, had the number two point getter in the MLL in Rob Pannell, and had one of the top goalies in the league this season. The Lizards accomplished all but…


The Hunt For a Top Seed : Lizards vs. Hounds

August 1, 2014

The New York Lizards will be taking on the Charlotte Hounds tonight in a tilt that the Lizards hope will help propel them into a top seed for the fast approaching playoffs. The Lizards sit in third place in the MLL Standings with a record of 7-5. While their opponents, the Hounds, sit in seventh place with a record of 4-8. The Lizards have had an impressive season so far…


What DeNapoli Adds to NY

November 17, 2013

  The Rochester Rattlers have been making huge moves this off-season, most notably trading Max Striebel and Ned Crotty to the New York Lizards. The one that probably is of more importance than that trade, at least to the New York Lizards, is the trading away of Steve DeNapoli. The Lizards gave up Mark Mathews, the young Canadian and Denver grad, and a fourth round pick in the Supplemental draft….


MLL Season Recap: New York Lizards

August 28, 2013

The New York Lizards are now looking to the 2014 season, with the 2013 campaign over with. The Lizards finished the season with a record of 4-10, and in seventh place in the standings. New York missed the playoffs the playoffs but finished the season with a win over the Ohio Machine. The Lizards also had this year Rookie of the Year Rob Pannell on the team. The Lizards spent…


Where Non Playoff Teams Go From Here

August 21, 2013

Alex Urquhart                 While teams like the Denver Outlaws, the Hamilton Nationals, the Chesapeake Bayhawks, and the Charlotte Hounds have their minds on the Championship the rest of the league is looking to next year and what they will need to do in the offseason to get themselves into Championship Weekend. The Rochester Rattlers this season finished in fifth place and were the odd team out for the playoffs. The…


Hounds Send Berger Back to Lizards

February 16, 2013

On February 15th at 1:15pm, Charlotte Hounds general manager Wade Leaphart announced that the team would be composing their second blockbuster trade of the off-season after sending fan-favorite Billy Bitter attackman to Rochester. Friday, Leaphart announced that the Hounds would be trading midfielder Stephen Berger, who scored the first ever goal in Hounds history, back to the New York Lizards, where Berger was a five-time all star selection. During his…


MLL Protected Rosters: Long Island Lizards

October 3, 2012

The Long Island Lizards were one of the biggest surprises and success stories of the 2012 MLL season. It was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Lizards but thanks to great goaltending, great face-off play and the quick rise of a number of rookies, amongst other things, the Lizards finished 8-6 and reached Championship Weekend, before losing in the first round to the Denver Outlaws (and by losing…


MLL Championship Weekend Recap

August 27, 2012

The Chesapeake Bayhawks had arguably the best off-season in the league, acquiring a talented number of veterans with championship experience. Then they had one of the best regular seasons in the league, holding first place for the majority of the season, falling out just after the final game of the regular season. Then they had the best MLL Championship Weekend, winning the semi-finals and finals by an average of eight…


Denver Outlaws and Long Island Lizards Take Similar Path to Semi-Final Matchup

August 25, 2012

The Denver Outlaws and Long Island Lizards meet in the first semi-final game of MLL Championship Weekend and if you asked people in the beginning of the season, neither team should have made it this far. Both teams traded away star players (Max Seibald and Drew Westervelt for Denver, Matt Danowski, John Grant Jr. and Stephen Berger for Long Island), invested in rookie players and rookie head coaches and were…


Drew Adams Named MLL Goalie Of The Year

August 20, 2012

BOSTON, Mass.– Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced Monday that Long Island Lizards goalkeeper Drew Adams has been named as the 2012 Warrior MLL Goalkeeper of the Year, according to MLL Commissioner David Gross. The award was based on the votes submitted by the head coach and general manager of each of the League’s eight teams. Adams becomes the third player in MLL history to win the award in…