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.
#84 Russ is a Healthy Scratch, Former Canucks Goalie Kirk McLean Fills In
- 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 techniques: While today’s butterfly technique is superior, he is concerned about injuries.
- The boys talk about how beautiful the facilities are at Rogers Place in Edmonton
- The guys get into the Tiger Woods Documentary on HBO.
- Kirk discusses the Courtnall family, their charity initiatives and which Courtnall brother had the best one-liners.
- Kirk has a story about jetting with Russ to a Vegas casino where Russ hit it big in blackjack
- They get into minor hockey memories and the madness of hardcore parents
- Kirk discusses his path to the NHL, draft day and when his NHL dream started to become real
- Kirk helped the Canucks get to Game 7 of the Stanley cup final in 1994 and talks about the experience
- Kirk is a member of the famous Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland and his horse won the Queens Plate
#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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