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.

#92 Fellow “Hound Line” Member Gary Leeman

Our special guest is Russ’ former Leaf teammate, Gary Leeman. This week, the guys talk about:
The time Pete Mahovlich stepped in to save Jimmy from a beating.
What Gary is up to these days and where he’s living
Jimmy’s memory of hanging with Gary in Truro Nova Scotia.
Gary and Russ talk about staying involved with charity through NHL and Leafs alumni events
The boys talk about their times together at Notre Dame
And the decision to leave home to play prep school at Notre Dame
Riding shotgun with Bryan Fogarty
Memories, stories and impressions of former Leafs coach John Brophy
Gary talks about Russ being traded for John Kordic and how that deal shouldn’t have been allowed by the league.
He talks about the Leafs deal to acquire two future hall of famers completely disrupted their rebuild
Wait, HOW many Leafs players were smokers when Russ and Gary played???
Dark days in Calgary after Gary got hit in the head with a deflected Al MacInnis slap shot
Why Gary switched his agent and orchestrated a trade out of Calgary

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#103 Leafs Eliminated in Round One…Again!

June 2, 2021

A quick review of the Wendel Clark episode The fellas react after the Leafs’ Game 7 loss to Montreal. Why did the Habs win? Who does Russ cheer for when his two former teams face each other? Who does all…

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#102 Our Special Guest: Former Leaf Captain WENDEL CLARK!

May 26, 2021

Wendel and Russ reminisce about their days playing together in Toronto. Wendel talks about his childhood in Saskatchewan and why hockey won out over farming! A hilarious story about Bill Derlago Dave Lumley was always tight with a buck Memories…

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#101 Is This Finally the Leafs’ Year?

May 19, 2021

Russ’ daughter is named to the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. The Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us! The boys talk about some of the action so far. Russ, who played for both Toronto and Montreal, thinks the Leafs will win,…

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#100 It’s Our 100th Episode!!!

May 12, 2021

It’s our 100th episode!! Russ talks about the Gretzky interview and how the Great One told some stories he’s never told before The boys answer some emails and Jim gives a shoutout to every listener ever Russ talks about the…

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#99 Wayne Gretzky Joins Us For Episode 99!

May 5, 2021

Our special guest is Wayne Gretzky! Wayne has zero issues with anyone who wants to wear #99. He talks about how his parents completely wasted their money buying him braces Wayne shares many heartfelt and funny stories about his father,…

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#98 The Highs and Lows of Playing in Montreal

April 28, 2021

This week the guys talk about social media abuse is rampant and how one sport is taking serious action against it. Russ recalls how it felt getting booed by his home crowd in Montreal Then scoring a Game 7 overtime…

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