1. Analyzing the Key Reasons for the San Jose Sharks' Recent Slump

    The San Jose Sharks got off to a 4-0-1 start to the 2014-15 NHL season. But after 18 games, they have a 9-7-2 record. That means the team has gone a mediocre 5-7-1 since its first five games...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 2,689 reads 9 comments

  2. Analyzing the Key Reasons for the Philadelphia Flyers' Recent Success

    The Philadelphia Flyers are 6-2-0 in their last eight games after a slow start to the 2014-15 NHL season. There have been several reasons for the team's improvement. Here is a look at the top five reasons for the Flyers' recent strong play...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 1,937 reads 10 comments

  3. Ranking the Green Bay Packers' 5 Biggest Blowout Wins

    Sunday night's 55-14 trouncing of the Chicago Bears was a great moment for the Green Bay Packers , but it didn't even make the list of the five most one-sided wins in franchise history...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 3,234 reads 0 comments

  4. Grading the Positional Units for the San Jose Sharks Through 3 Weeks

    The San Jose Sharks are a bit more than three weeks into the 2014-15 NHL season, and they are off to a 7-5-2 start after 14 games. At this point, we can begin to grade each unit on Team Teal...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 716 reads 5 comments

  5. Analyzing How Jakub Voracek's Fast Start Has Energized the Philadelphia Flyers

    The Philadelphia Flyers offense remains a potent force, and the surprising play of forward Jakub Voracek is a key component of that success. Voracek is off to a red-hot start, by far the best in his NHL career...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 1,133 reads 0 comments

  6. Ranking the Green Bay Packers' Best Games After the Bye

    The Green Bay Packers are coming off their bye week and heading into the second half of the 2014 NFL season. Thus far, the Pack is 5-3 and in the thick of the race for the playoffs...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 3,386 reads 0 comments

  7. 5 Stats That Should Make the San Jose Sharks Worried Moving Forward

    The San Jose Sharks have played 11 games in the 2014-15 NHL season and are off to a solid 6-4-1 start...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 1,837 reads 3 comments

  8. Ranking the Flyers' Best Trade & Free-Agent Targets Among Defensemen

    Injures have hit the Philadelphia Flyers ' defense hard this season. Now the question is, what does general manager Ron Hextall do about it? Here is a look at the five top options for the Flyers to help fill the void on the blue line...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 2,633 reads 4 comments

  9. Who's Overachieving, Underperforming for the San Jose Sharks so Far This Season?

    The San Jose Sharks got off to a fast start this season, picking up at least a point each of their first four games and going 4-2-1 in their first seven contests...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 1,331 reads 2 comments

  10. Problems on Defense Create Dilemma for Philadelphia Flyers

    One thing has become abundantly clear for the Philadelphia Flyers after their first seven games of the 2014-15 NHL season: the team’s defense just isn’t good enough ...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 10 months ago 3,900 reads 28 comments

  11. Brent Burns' Switch to Defense Makes San Jose Sharks a Deeper Club in 2014-15

    The San Jose Sharks made only a few small alterations to their lineup after last spring’s historic playoff collapse, but the biggest change may have been moving Brent Burns back from forward to defense...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 2,507 reads 11 comments

  12. Why Shootout Woes Will Hurt the Philadelphia Flyers in 2014-15

    The Philadelphia Flyers are winless in four games this season. The only two points the team has earned came from losing a pair of shootouts...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 2,146 reads 2 comments

  13. Burning Questions for the San Jose Sharks as the 2014-15 Season Begins

    The San Jose Sharks have several burning questions at the start of the 2014-15 NHL season. They are coming off another successful regular season and a historic playoff collapse...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 1,000 reads 5 comments

  14. 5 Keys for the Philadelphia Flyers to Get Off to a Fast Start in 2014-15

    The Philadelphia Flyers will open the 2014-15 NHL season this Wednesday when they travel north to face the Boston Bruins . Last season, the Flyers got off to a very slow start and had to finish very strong to barely reach the playoffs...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 2,753 reads 23 comments

  15. San Jose Sharks Players with the Most to Prove During the 2014-15 Preseason

    Many players on the San Jose Sharks roster have something to prove this preseason. While every professional athlete is looking to improve every year, some members of the Sharks have more to prove than others before the start of the new season...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 593 reads 2 comments

  16. Why the Philadelphia Flyers' 2014 Preseason Performance is Cause for Concern

    The Philadelphia Flyers have struggled at times during this NHL preseason. With Monday's loss against the New York Rangers , the Flyers have fallen to a 2-3-2 record...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 4,423 reads 33 comments

  17. 5 Players the San Jose Sharks Would Make Available in an NHL Expansion Draft

    Over the summer, there were rumors that the NHL would expand in the next few years by two or even as many as four teams...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 2,882 reads 0 comments

  18. Analyzing How Claude Giroux's Injury Is Affecting Flyers Training Camp

    The Philadelphia Flyers lost their captain on the first day of training camp last week. Claude Giroux suffered a "lower-body injury" which would keep him on the shelf for at least two weeks...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 3,533 reads 3 comments

  19. What You Need to Know About the 2014 Training Camp for the San Jose Sharks

    Veteran skaters take to the ice for the first time at San Jose Sharks training camp on Friday at the Sharks training facility. Rookies reported a week earlier and did their best to make a strong first impression on the coaching staff...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 11 months ago 1,643 reads 0 comments

  20. New Philosophy Is Not the Cause of Philadelphia Flyers' Slow 2014 Offseason

    Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snider used "the P word" in a recent interview, which had to shock a lot of the team's longtime fans. Snider said that management would be more patient in the future...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 12 months ago 3,124 reads 12 comments

  21. Burning Questions as San Jose Sharks 2014 Training Camp Approaches

    Training camp is about to open for the San Jose Sharks and the rest of the NHL . The Sharks face several burning questions as the new season is about to get underway...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 12 months ago 2,387 reads 1 comments

  22. Ranking the 5 Greatest Captains in Philadelphia Flyers History

    Captains play a bigger role in hockey than they do in other team sports. The Philadelphia Flyers have had some great captains since they entered the league in 1967. This article will examine the five best captains in the franchise's history...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 12 months ago 3,975 reads 9 comments

  23. Top 5 San Jose Sharks Training Camp Battles to Watch in 2014

    The San Jose Sharks open training camp for the 2014-15 season in just a few weeks. Like all NHL teams, the Sharks figure to have several interesting battles for various positions on the team...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 12 months ago 1,937 reads 4 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Best Green Bay Packers Season Openers Since 1959

    Opening day is always an exciting time for all 32 NFL teams, and the Green Bay Packers are no exception. The Pack has enjoyed many thrilling opening games since entering the league in 1921...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 12 months ago 2,834 reads 7 comments

  25. Ranking the Candidates for Vacant Spot on Philadelphia Flyers' Top Line

    During the offseason, the Philadelphia Flyers traded winger Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets for R.J. Umberger...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 12 months ago 1,414 reads 57 comments