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.
#80: You Always Remember Your First
Russ remembers some of his old coaches: the best, the worst, the one with the best motivational speech he ever heard and the one Russ believes put more players into the NHL than any other amateur coach. Jimmy tells a hilarious story about getting burned by former Hockey Night in Canada host Brian McFarlane. The boys talk about Russ’ son Lawton who got his first professional goal on the weekend. Russ recalls his first goal and whether he keeps any NHL mementos.
They get into the recent memorabilia theft at Walter Gretzky’s home. Was Islander goalie Billy Smith as crazy as they say? What two games in his career made Russ most nervous beforehand? What was the key to Russ’ high end skating speed? The boys also discuss Christmas during this weird time.
The boys discuss the Vancouver Canucks COVID outbreak this week and a few of their own thoughts on vaccines. The Texas Rangers home opener is allowed a full house for their home opener. Connor McDavid gets the maximum NHL fine…LISTEN
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