Episode description

  • 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?

Episode release

April 21, 2021

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