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

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#117 That’s the Prime Minister on the Phone!!

September 15, 2021

The NFL is back and Russ was at the LA Rams home opener on Sunday night. He watched Aaron Donald’s father almost as much as the actual game. He also shares his discussion with Minnesota Vikings star linebacker Eric Kendricks,…

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#116 Carolina Gets Revenge on the Habs

September 8, 2021

In this episode: The boys talk about the new documentary on a 1990’s United Hockey League team run by an alleged gangster who gave the team to his 17 year old son to run. The boys swap some old car…

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#115 Our Special Guest: Former Edmonton Oilers’ Captain RON CHIPPERFIELD!

September 1, 2021

This week we’re joined by Ron Chipperfield, who was Wayne Gretzky’s captain in his early days with the Oilers. Russ talks about almost getting into a recent scrap with his “little” brother and the time he and his wife booked…

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#114: What It’s Like to Play for the Montreal Canadiens

August 25, 2021

In this episode, we read your emails and give a few listener shoutouts. The boys discuss the difficult hockey news from the past week. Russ describes what it was like to play for the Montreal Canadiens and then, later, be…

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#113: Our Special Guest: Hockey Night in Canada’s RON MACLEAN!

August 18, 2021

We’re joined today by Hockey Night in Canada’s Ron MacLean. They discuss Kevin Bieksa’s rising star in broadcasting and how Wayne Gretzky will fare as he jumps into the hockey media. Ron talks about how Hockey Night in Canada handled…

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#112 Russ is the Best Guy to Play Blackjack With

August 11, 2021

Russ talks about his pal, Jon Cooper, who was named as Canada’s Olympic hockey coach. Is it tough to coach a team of strangers at a short hockey tournament, even though it’s a team of all stars? We talk about…

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