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In the Box: Begging Forgiveness

Oops. The boys from In the Box seem to have not written a column in three weeks, making both their fans rather angry. (That’s enough with the letters, Jeremy!) Really though, can you blame them? Betw...
// Curtis Hauser

In The Box: The War on Apathy

We pick up this week, post trade deadline, with the boys from In The Box dealing with the Oilers on the road, bizarre start times, three losses, and the worst of all—growing apathy and resentment tow...
// Curtis Hauser

Eastern Promises

Another week in Oil country and let’s check In The Box’s weekly script. One Oiler win? Check. Embarrassing loss on hockey Night in Canada? Check. Columnists reevaluating their commitment to watching ...
// Curtis Hauser

The Bedshitters of Yawnsville

Remember us? We haven’t written about the local squad in two weeks thanks to the greatest All-star game in history (no it wasn’t) and a bunch games we didn’t want to revisit (Minnesota). Regardless, ...
// Curtis Hauser

A Break in the Road

Break time for the NHL as teams, and the Oilers get a week off from the slow trudge towards the end of this abysmal season. But wait a tick – they won? Two in a row, and on the road! AND FROM BEHIND?...
// Curtis Hauser

Return of the winning dead

Just as we predicted, this team didn’t win a single game this wee… wait, what? We beat Tampa Bay, AND Washington? Well slap my cheek and call me Rosie—that’s insane! Does that mean we’re comple...
// Curtis Hauser

This is why we can’t have nice things

The Oilers return home this week riding high on a two game, meaningless, road-winning streak. Could they pull together a string of wins before this season comes to an end on Saturday? As per usual, t...
// Curtis Hauser

Counting down the days

We’re almost done here, people! Only six games left in the Oilers season after this flurry of four at home and on the road. Your intrepid columnists are feeling too intrepid. Can they survive the ups...
// Curtis Hauser

Being bad

No Virginia, there is no Santa Claus. We can’t have nice things. Let’s all get through this together. Whichever way you slice it, the Oilers play bad— nay, terrible—this week in Oil Country. They los...