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Mike's Biography

Born:  June 5, 1980 – Peterborough, Ontario

Position: Forward, centre

Ontario Junior Hockey League

  • Peterborough Petes – 1996-1997

Ontario Hockey League

  • Sudbury Wolves – 1997-1999

National Hockey League

  • Ottawa Senators – 1999-2003, 2005-2011

    Drafted 2nd round, 44th overall, 1998

Traded Feb. 10, 2011 to Nashville Predators

  • Nashville Predators – 2011, 2012-2013

Note: Due to NHL lockout, the 2004-05 season was cancelled

Swiss Nationalliga A

  • EV Zug – 2004-05

NHL Highlights:

  • In 2006 was nominated for the Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL.
  • Fisher scored his first goal as a Predator against Vancouver Canucks February 17, 2011.
  • In 2012 Mike was awarded the NHL Foundation Player Award, presented to the player who applies the core values of hockey-- commitment, perseverance and teamwork-- to enrich the lives of people in his community.

Personal Highlights:

  • July 10, 2010 in Greensboro, Georgia, in front of more than 250 family, friends and guests, Mike Fisher married popular American Country and Western singer Carrie Underwood.
  • In the off-season Fisher enjoys hunting and fishing and devoting time to hockey camps in his hometown through Hockey Ministries International.
  • In August, 2011 Christian writer Kim Washburn collaborated with Mike Fisher to produce the Mike Fisher biography, 'Defender of Faith: The Mike Fisher Story.'

Favourite Scripture Verse

The following scripture verse appears on all his hockey sticks:

"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."

Romans 12: 12


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