Mike Fisher Facts: NHL Hockey Career & Personal Life

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Hockey Career Recap 

Michael Andrew Fisher, 39, is from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and grew up playing ice hockey. In 1998, the naturally talented athlete was drafted by the Ottawa Senators and was eventually acquired Fisher by the Nashville Predators in 2011. According to Fisher, Ottawa GM Bryan Murray and Ottawa owner Eugene Melnyk had chosen to accept Nashville’s offer so that Fisher could be in the same city as his wife.

In September 2016, Fisher was named the sixth captain of the Nashville Predators. He led the team to the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals eventually losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. On August 3, 2017, Fisher announced his retirement from the NHL but returned to help the Predators make another Stanley Cup run in early 2018.

After the Predators were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs by the Winnipeg Jets, Fisher announced his re-retirement on May 12, 2018.

Family Ties

Mike Fisher’s family includes: parents Jim and Karen Fisher, two brothers Rob and Gregory, and sister Meredith. The handsome NHL star first met Carrie Underwood backstage after one of the Oklahoma songbird’s concerts in 2008. The couple got engaged on December 20, 2009 and were married on July 10, 2010 at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge- Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia with over 250 guests witnessing the event.

Mike and Carrie welcomed their first child, Isaiah Michael Fisher, into the world on February 27, 2015. After a series of devastating miscarriages, the pair’s second son, Jacob Bryan Fisher, was born on January 21, 2019.

“You are a gift from our Lord! The last few years has has had its challenges and it makes this moment even more sweet! We didn’t know if Izzy would ever have another sibling but we learned through it all that God is in control and his timing is perfect! He is good all the time even in the difficult times that are hard to understand,” Fisher shared via Instagram after Jacob’s birth.

Fast Mike Fisher Facts

Birth Date: June 5, 1980

Height: 6′ 1″

Weight: 217 lbs

Religion: Christian

Film Role: Football Coach #1 in Transformers (2007)

Favorite Restaurant: Tao in New York City

Favorite Junk Food: Dairy Queen Blizzards

Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption

Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld

Passions: Hunting, Fishing, Singing, and Charity Work with Danita’s Children

We look forward to seeing what Mike does in his retirement! With Carrie on tour, he’s getting a lot of time out on the road with the kids in tow!

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