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.

#82 Skrewy Did WHAT to the Soviet Coach?

With the World Juniors wrapping up, this week the boys discuss the Canada-Russia hockey rivalry. You won’t believe what happened when Russ and the Montreal Canadiens when they travelled to Russia for an exhibition game. Things got a little out of hand and what Brian Skrudland did to the Russian coach is absolutely wild! Russ isn’t a big fan of Mike Milbury and he tells us why. The guys get into Russ’ biggest NHL regret; a funny story about Pat Burns and a planned bag skate; Do players have more respect for coaches now or back when Russ played? Also James Duthie’s new book, and what they did over the holidays.

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#89 Duthie…JAMES Duthie

February 24, 2021

Russ and Jim are joined this week by TSN Hockey host and author, James Duthie. The boys talk about Duthie’s latest book Beauties: Hockey’s Greatest Untold Stories. They zoom in on some fantastic stories about Luc Robitaille, Marc Bergevin, Gordie…

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#88 Digging into Russ’ Past

February 17, 2021

Today, Jim quizzes Russ about the info his Wikipedia page What was Russ like as a kid? Russ talks about days on the school yard and life playing prep school hockey in Notre Dame in Saskatchewan He remembers his late…

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#87 Russ’ Brother Saved Him from the Wrath of Dale Hunter

February 10, 2021

Jim crushes our producer Steve in NFL betting Russ lost on KC but he’s happy for Tom Brady Russ shares Paris’ perspective on what’s it’s like to be married to an NHL player? And what things are like after retirement?…

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#86 Marty McSorley: “I Don’t Have to Be Mad to Beat You Up”

February 3, 2021

Our good friend Marty McSorley joins us with some fantastic hockey stories this week: The former Edmonton Oiler, LA King, Boston Bruin, Pittsburgh Penguin, New York Ranger, and San Jose Shark talks about the time he fought his future teammate,…

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#85 Russ Had Tougher Coaches Than Tortorella!

January 27, 2021

The boys review Kirk McLean’s great visit to the show last week Russ is getting ready for his physical for Life Insurance – measuring out his next White Claw Parenting, trying to keep kids clear of trouble and Jim’s memories…

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#84 Russ is a Healthy Scratch, Former Canucks Goalie Kirk McLean Fills In

January 21, 2021

Former NHL goalie Kirk McLean – Russ’ old Canucks’ teammate – fills in for Russ as guest co-host today…. He talks about some of the differences in the game today versus his era. Kirk talks about the advancement in goaltending…

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