The Suspendables with Jim Jerome & Russ Courtnall

Welcome to The Suspendables with funny man, Jungle Jim Jerome, and world renowned former NHL player, Russ Courtnall, as they unleash the laughs, the stories and the outrage, with their irreverent and sometimes unusual (yet compelling) perspectives on all things IN A MAN'S WORLD.

#102 Our Special Guest: Former Leaf Captain WENDEL CLARK!

Wendel and Russ reminisce about their days playing together in Toronto.
Wendel talks about his childhood in Saskatchewan and why hockey won out over farming!
A hilarious story about Bill Derlago
Dave Lumley was always tight with a buck
Memories of their head coaches Dan Maloney and John Brophy
Russ always appreciated having such a talented linemate who was always the best bodyguard
What made Gary Leeman one of the best athletes the boys have ever seen
Why Wendel and Russ never minded the pressure of playing in Toronto
Wendel has a hilarious response about the classic 1993 Western Final vs LA
Clarkie had a good fighting history with Marty McSorley
Why was Wendel so late to fighting in hockey?
They discuss recent lawsuits by former junior hockey players who complain they were pushed into being fighters
Wendel and Russ swap minor hockey coaching stories and Russ talks about Auston Matthews early greatness.
The unique way that Wendel found out he was traded from Toronto after 9 years there.
What Wendel thinks about the Leafs’ playoff chances this spring
Some high accolades for construction of the Winnipeg Jets

Recent Episodes

#103 Leafs Eliminated in Round One…Again!

June 2, 2021

A quick review of the Wendel Clark episode The fellas react after the Leafs’ Game 7 loss to Montreal. Why did the Habs win? Who does Russ cheer for when his two former teams face each other? Who does all…

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#101 Is This Finally the Leafs’ Year?

May 19, 2021

Russ’ daughter is named to the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. The Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us! The boys talk about some of the action so far. Russ, who played for both Toronto and Montreal, thinks the Leafs will win,…

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#100 It’s Our 100th Episode!!!

May 12, 2021

It’s our 100th episode!! Russ talks about the Gretzky interview and how the Great One told some stories he’s never told before The boys answer some emails and Jim gives a shoutout to every listener ever Russ talks about the…

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#99 Wayne Gretzky Joins Us For Episode 99!

May 5, 2021

Our special guest is Wayne Gretzky! Wayne has zero issues with anyone who wants to wear #99. He talks about how his parents completely wasted their money buying him braces Wayne shares many heartfelt and funny stories about his father,…

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#98 The Highs and Lows of Playing in Montreal

April 28, 2021

This week the guys talk about social media abuse is rampant and how one sport is taking serious action against it. Russ recalls how it felt getting booed by his home crowd in Montreal Then scoring a Game 7 overtime…

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#97 Breaking Gordie Howe’s Record!

April 21, 2021

The boys talk about the retirement of quarterback Alex Smith and his inspirational comeback from a shattered leg and multiple surgeries. Jim talks about his father’s battle with Huntington’s Disease. What it meant to Russ to be an NHL player.…

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