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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....

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...

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...

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...

Can’t stop winning (and then losing)

Welcome back to In The Box, it’s just me (Craig) this week. That’s right, you’re stuck with the boring one for now. Look at it this way, at least there won’t be any weird wres...