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
#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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