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.
#91 Farewell, Walter…
- Russ meeting Walter at the 1991 Canada Cup when he and Wayne played together for Team Canada. Walter had great sympathy at that tournament for 18 year old Eric Lindros.
- Going for walks and telling stories with Walter and his friend Charlie Henry.
- They discuss Wayne’s amazing, emotional eulogy.
- How Walter was always inquisitive and genuinely wanted to get to know everyone.
- A great story of Walter’s awkward encounter with another passenger while flying first-class and being excited to go see Wayne break Gordie Howe’s all-time scoring record.
- How Walter wasn’t really a fan of the time Wayne bought him a brand new Cadillac.
- How he loved to take photos…and present them to people
- Emails from people touched by Walter’s life.
- How Russ’ wife, Paris, basically learned the rules of hockey from Walter’s wife, Phyllis.
#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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