Mike Fisher Relishing Stanley Cup Final Run as Predators Captain
2017 Stanley Cup Finals is in its full swing. The championship series of the National Hockey League (NHL)’s 2016-17 season began on 29th of May and will end on 14th of June. Speaking of the matches and results, Nashville Predators are having a good time this season. The team made its very first entry into the Stanley Cup Finals in its 19 years history. Captain Michael Fisher seems quite happy as he led his team towards the finals. The center will be celebrating his 37th birthday on the 5th of June and if the team wins, it would be the best gift for him. Mike Fisher Relishing Stanley Cup Final Run as Predators Captain
Mike Fisher: A Look at his Life and Career
Before discussing his team’s victory in the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals, let’s have a look at Fisher’s life and career. Fisher was born as Michael Andrew Fisher on 5 June 1980 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The professional hockey player started his career with the Ottawa Senators in 1999-2000. It was in 2011 that Fisher was traded to the Nashville Predators. Fisher is a Center and now serves as the captain for Predators. Speaking about his personal life, Fisher is married to the very famous country star Carrie Underwood and the couple is often seen in much spotlight. The couple has a son together named Isaiah Michael Fisher.
When Nashville Predators Defeated Pittsburgh Penguins
While Fisher struggled much in his initial years with the Predators, the Center came out real strong gradually with time. The player has stated and accepted many times that it was an adjustment for him in the beginning but later on he tried and succeeded to play with the team. It is the second time in his career that he has reached the Stanley Cup Finals. Whilst it was the second time for Fisher, Predators entered into the series’ finals for the very first time in its 19-year history. Nashville Predators trail the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in the series. Predators look forward towards winning the finals and mark their very first victory in the tournament. If the team wins on Monday, it will be the best gift on his 37th birthday.