Certain features will be on and off throughout the day. We're aware and working on it. You are right though, the servers are faster, won't know how good the upgrade is though until trade deadline day
"It has not been a good day. I lost my glasses early this morning and I had to go buy a pair of 79 dollar reading glasses today. 79 bucks. You can literally get them at Costco, three-for-20." - Darryl Sutter's response to going up 2-0 in the series.
Where's Search? : it is disabled for most users while it is being ported to a new search engine. This will take a couple hours. Note that search includes "New Posts". This will be a significant upgrade and fix longstanding issues.
Does this mean that we will have a functioning search function in the near future?