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.
#120: Russ Remembers When NHL Rookie Hazing Was Still a Thing
This week’s the boys discuss the amazing feedback from last week’s emotional interview with Corey Hirsch. Russ talks about his friendship with former Today host Billy Bush, the invitation to his 50th birthday and the infamous recording on Donald Trump’s bus. The guys discuss fame and celebrity which definitely has its down side.With the NHL preseason underway, Russ remembers his NHL rookie camp in Toronto when hazing was definitely still a thing. He also recalls how his game had to change when he was traded to the Montreal Canadiens. They discuss Brady Tkachuk, the NHL’s last remaining RFA holdout and what’s going on in Ottawa. They get into why Paul Henderson should be in the Hall of Fame and Robin Lehner’s serious accusations about how some NHL organizations dole out pain medication.
In this episode, we’re joined by Canucks broadcaster Corey Hirsch, former NHL goalie, Russ’s former teammate and 1994 Olympic silver medalist. The boys tell some great stories in this one – stories about former NHL coach Mike Keenan and Marc…LISTEN
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…LISTEN
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…LISTEN
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