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

#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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#97 Breaking Gordie Howe’s Record!

April 21, 2021

The boys talk about the retirement of quarterback Alex Smith and his inspirational comeback from a shattered leg and multiple surgeries. Jim talks about his father’s battle with Huntington’s Disease. What it meant to Russ to be an NHL player.…

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#96 Reviewing the Masters and the Trade Deadline

April 14, 2021

Today we get into our pet peeves, the things that really drive us crazy. Russ’s favourite neighbour moves away…he was a Great One We talk about another great edition of The Masters, and how cool and humble Hideki Matsuyama is.…

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#94 Dirty Deeds

March 31, 2021

Russ has a theory on why Jimmy cannot sell his house in the hottest market ever. Jim talks about his days as a realtor and, during one showing, an embarrassing, painful episode After the Aaron Ekblad injury, Russ remembers some…

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#93 Wild Golf Trip Stories!

March 24, 2021

Russ talks about a fundraiser for his friend… We discuss Thomas Hickey’s incredible battle though adversity to play his first game for the Islanders in almost two years. How do you stay motivated on a hockey team that’s already way…

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