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.

#97 Breaking Gordie Howe’s Record!

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.
What Gordie Howe didn’t like about the game.
They discuss Columbus head coach John Tortorella making Max Domi a healthy scratch.
Russ discusses other coaches, the coaching styles that most helped him and the styles that bothered him. The boys also discuss the amazing charity work Tortorella does.
Russ used to write down his personal goals as an NHL player and shares a few of them with us.
Patrick Marleau breaking Gordie Howe’s NHL record for most games played
Russ talks about his embarrassing moment with Patrick Marleau
A little golf talk…Jim’s story about billeting LPGA star Danielle Kang
And Russ’s club wouldn’t let this superstar become an honorary member?

 

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