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.

#85 Russ Had Tougher Coaches Than Tortorella!

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 of “the strap”
Russ and Jim share facts and memories of former Toronto Maple Leafs’ captain George Armstrong who passed away this week
Russ is loving the NHL North, the all-Canadian division
Blockbuster trade Patrik Laine for Pierre-Luc Dubois
John Tortorella? Russ feels like he’s played for tougher coaches
How are NHL players different today in the area of respect?
Russ tells us that NHL fame comes with a price
The Packers strange call at the end of the NFC Championship Game
Chirping guys can be fun but not everyone is on board with it

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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…


#88 Digging into Russ’ Past

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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…


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

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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?…


#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,…


#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…


#83 Former ‘Hawks Goalie Turned NHL Analyst Darren Pang

January 13, 2021

In this episode, some great stories from St Louis Blues analyst Darren Pang. Both Panger and Russ played junior hockey for Brian Kilrea and they swap some great stories about him. The guy’s get into Panger’s Chicago days, discussing Denis…


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