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Cold-blooded Oil times

Nothing much to report this week in Oil Country. Nope … just a regular week of a once-storied franchise further spiralling into the toilet bowl at the bottom standings of the National Hockey Le...
// Curtis Hauser

California dreaming

We did it! We finally won a game! Craig and Brent were too busy to write a column this week as they we’re planning the parade down Jasper Avenue as the Oilers’ woes have finally reversed. Yup, ...
// Curtis Hauser

Eleventh hour

Eleven losses in a row. ELEVEN. Lord, help the boys from In The Box (and pinch hitter K-Balls), as they try and find a silver lining into what can possibly the most depressing Oilers season of all ti...
// Curtis Hauser

Finding new lows

Welcome to another week of In The Box. This column started many years ago about the Edmonton Oilers competing in the National Hockey League. That was then and this is now. Your beleaguered duo of Cra...
// Curtis Hauser

When will the West be won?

Another week in Oilers country and another three losses. Will Craig and Brent be satisfied with the repeated comebacks against opponents or will they swear incessantly at three, one-goal losses in a ...
// Curtis Hauser

We’ll always have New York

First off, how about that snazzy new illustration huh? Your columnists Craig and Brent are over the moon to be depicted as beer-drinking Oilers fans, wearing tattered jerseys and scars representing a...

Hello NHL, goodbye Hemsky

We’re back! It’s been a solid month since Craig and Brent mused about your Edmonton Oilers. Let’s see … what has happened. Everyone got up really early, watched a boring Olympic game and drank ...