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In The Box: Dishing Petry

Man, what an exciting trade deadline! The boys will break down all the stellar moves the Oilers made as well as the exciting games against juggernauts St. Louis and LA. As your disembodied, third-per...
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Jersey Guy vs Beer Guy

This week the one man gang at In The Box are dealing with the good (Brent is on vacation), the bad (Craig’s car got jacked up by a giant pothole) and the ugly (Kyle). That’s right it̵...
// Curtis Hauser

Yak City, Dirt City

The Oilers are back from their road trip and another week to examine and dissect on In the Box. With points in 3 of 4, including two wins, maybe the Oilers are turning a corner on this much maligned ...
// Curtis Hauser

The week of winning dangerously

Can you possibly believe it? The Oilers head into this week’s action rattling off two straight wins against Washington and Tampa Bay, then get one of the worst teams in Carolina? Break out the parade...

Love is a losing game

Well, this is going great, isn’t it? Four games into the season and not only have the Oilers lost them all, they may have lost the hope of their fans with the promises of a turn around to the season....
// Curtis Hauser

The critique of pure season

Remember us? It’s Brent and Craig, your embattled and beleaguered columnists and host of the ump-teenth year of Vue Weekly’s Oilers rant fest, In the Box. Happy to be back for another season where we...

We promised Smytty we wouldn’t do this

This is the end, friends. The merciful end has come to the longest, most frustrating Oilers season since, well, the last most frustrating season. What could have been a slow dirge towards regular sea...
// Curtis Hauser

South by south wins

Hey, I heard you missed us, we’re back! I brought my pencil! Gimme something to write on, man! Your intrepid duo of Craig and Brent return from SXSW in Texas and do their best to pick up the pi...
// Curtis Hauser

King Drubby and the Mad Professor

Even when the local boys are winning, your favourite hockey columnists can’t find joy in beating the Sharks and Sabres this past week in Oil Country. Is there any hope for this team down the stretch ...

Faith in losing faith

What can we say, here we are again in the midst of a never-ending Oilers losing streak. Ben Scrivens is our starting goalie, we’re losing to the Winnipeg Jets, and our owner has taken to writing lett...