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.

#108 Only the Champs Get to Hoist the Stanley Cup

With the Cup being awarded this week, Russ and Jim talk about childhood hockey dreams along with their fun experiences and crazy stories with Lord Stanley’s mug. They talk about their pals, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, and Chris Chelios, all getting into the NHL broadcasting business this fall. Russ gets a shoutout from Ron MacLean. The boys get into the high cost of minor hockey…$400 for a stick??!! Russ talks about how he effectively dealt with a hockey dad who was screaming up in the stands. They talk about some of Russ’ mental health fundraisers. Russ has some barbecue tips, outlining how he prepares both steak and salmon. And the difficult news about Matīss Kivlenieks, the Columbus Blue Jackets goalie who died this week after being struck by a 4th of July firework.

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#109 Lightning Strikes Twice!!

July 14, 2021

Tampa Bay wins the cup! Russ talks about his buddy, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper, and the hilarious video Cooper sent him after the big victory. They talk about Nikita Kucherov’s antics, swagger and comments as well and the big…

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#107 Our Special Guest: The Amazing HAYLEY WICKENHEISER!

June 30, 2021

She’s the greatest women’s hockey player of all time, a Hockey Hall of Famer, an author, an Olympic softball player, Leafs executive and, oh yeah, we catch her the day before she begins her medical career and day one of…

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#106: Our Special Guest: Sportsnet’s KEN REID!

June 23, 2021

Ken talks about his journey to landing his dream job. We get the lowdown on what mens league hockey looks like in Ken’s hometown in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The guys get into all kinds of hockey talk, including a discussion…

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#105 Our Special Guest: Hockey Trivia Legend LIAM MAGUIRE!

June 16, 2021

We’re joined by NHL trivia expert Liam Maguire – a hockey historian, a published author, radio host, TV personality and probably the biggest Habs’ fan in the world Russ relives some Stanley cup Playoff memories. But Liam probably knows as…

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#104: The Habs Won the North? Seriously?

June 9, 2021

The boys offer up some thoughts on the Montreal Canadiens surprising playoff run so far. Russ spills the goods on Patrick Roy’s pre-game good luck charm. The time Bob Gainey lost it on his goalie, Jon Casey The best 3…

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#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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