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.

#95 The NHL Trade Deadline and Our Adventures with Tony Danza

The boys discuss the Vancouver Canucks COVID outbreak this week and a few of their own thoughts on vaccines.
The Texas Rangers home opener is allowed a full house for their home opener.
Connor McDavid gets the maximum NHL fine for an elbowing penalty against Montreal. Wait, the maximum is only $5000??!!
What’s it like for players to live through the NHL trade deadline, whether they’re on the block or not?
Jim asks Russ to share some memories about his NHL draft day, going 7th overall to the Leafs in 1983.
The early, crusty days of Darryl Sutter’s return to Calgary
The fun of playing NHL hockey in Los Angeles
The boys both have great personal anecdotes about hanging with actor Tony Danza from “Taxi” and “Who’s the Boss?” fame.
The legend of Ray Ferraro and “Booze Can,” the hilarious fictional character he played when he and Russ were teammates and roommates.
Jim grills Russ on who the top 25 NHL players of all time are
Possible list…
1. Gordie Howe
2. Wayne Gretzky
3. Bobby Orr
4. Mario Lemieux
5. Maurice “Rocket” Richard
6. Bobby Hull
7. Jean Beliveau
8. Mark Messier
9. Guy Lafleur
10. Doug Harvey
11. Martin Brodeur
12. Patrick Roy
13. Nicklas Lidstrom
14. Sidney Crosby
15. Terry Sawchuk
16. Ray Bourque
17. Steve Yzerman
18. Mike Bossy
19. Eddie Shore
20. Stan Mikita
21. Alex Ovechkin
22. Jaromir Jagr
23. Howie Morenz
24. Denis Potvin
25. Phil Esposito

Recent Episodes

#109 Lightning Strikes Twice!!

July 14, 2021

Tampa Bay wins the cup! Russ talks about his buddy, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper, and the hilarious video Cooper sent him after the big victory. They talk about Nikita Kucherov’s antics, swagger and comments as well and the big…

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#108 Only the Champs Get to Hoist the Stanley Cup

July 7, 2021

With the Cup being awarded this week, Russ and Jim talk about childhood hockey dreams along with their fun experiences and crazy stories with Lord Stanley’s mug. They talk about their pals, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, and Chris Chelios, all…

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#107 Our Special Guest: The Amazing HAYLEY WICKENHEISER!

June 30, 2021

She’s the greatest women’s hockey player of all time, a Hockey Hall of Famer, an author, an Olympic softball player, Leafs executive and, oh yeah, we catch her the day before she begins her medical career and day one of…

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#106: Our Special Guest: Sportsnet’s KEN REID!

June 23, 2021

Ken talks about his journey to landing his dream job. We get the lowdown on what mens league hockey looks like in Ken’s hometown in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The guys get into all kinds of hockey talk, including a discussion…

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#105 Our Special Guest: Hockey Trivia Legend LIAM MAGUIRE!

June 16, 2021

We’re joined by NHL trivia expert Liam Maguire – a hockey historian, a published author, radio host, TV personality and probably the biggest Habs’ fan in the world Russ relives some Stanley cup Playoff memories. But Liam probably knows as…

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#104: The Habs Won the North? Seriously?

June 9, 2021

The boys offer up some thoughts on the Montreal Canadiens surprising playoff run so far. Russ spills the goods on Patrick Roy’s pre-game good luck charm. The time Bob Gainey lost it on his goalie, Jon Casey The best 3…

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