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.
#76 HOCKEY CARDS! GOT HIM, GOT HIM, NEED HIM!
The boys remember the fun (and the cold) at the first NHL Heritage Classic. Russ was playing on Montreal’s alumni team and Jim was doing his standard Oiler gravy training. Not all NHL players love the soap operas, but Wayne Gretzky always did. Russ gives Jimmy the gears for getting dumped and his new obsession with online blackjack. A cool story – with a Leafs’ connection – about how Russ got started in real estate. With people stuck at home during the pandemic, people are renewing old hobbies. So hockey cards and other sports collectibles are making a huge comeback. Joining us to talk about it is Mark Rubin, owner of American Legends Sports Collectibles in New York. www.amerlegends.comMark even gives us the updated value of the 1986-87 O-Pee-Chee Russ Courtnall rookie card.
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
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…LISTEN
Subscribe to the Global Story Network for news about upcoming episodes, new shows, and more.