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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