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.
#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…LISTEN
#119: Our Special Guest: Former NHL Goalie COREY HIRSCH!
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
#118 Nobody Does Retirement Better Than Russ!
This week, we learn that Russ isn’t real strong at appropriately responding to Jim’s texts. Some great news on some high calibre, upcoming guests. The boys swap some great stories about Chris Chelios, who’s coming on the show soon. They…LISTEN
#117 That’s the Prime Minister on the Phone!!
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,…LISTEN
#116 Carolina Gets Revenge on the Habs
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…LISTEN
#115 Our Special Guest: Former Edmonton Oilers’ Captain RON CHIPPERFIELD!
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
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