Monday, May 11, 2009

Eastern Conference Eye Candy: Mike Fisher (Ottawa Senators)

Mike Fisher has spent his entire NHL career with the Ottawa Senators. He's an aggressive player with some defensive skills and usually plays on the Senators second line.

  • center (defensive forward)
  • shoots right
  • drafted 2nd by the Senators in the 1998 draft (44th overall)
  • 1998 - 1999: nominated as OHL’s most gentlemanly player from Sudbury
  • played for Canada at the 2005 World Championships
  • he signed a 5 year / $21 million contract prior to the 2007-2008 season
  • ranked seventh in the NHL in hits with 234 in the 2007-2008 season

A large forward at 6' 1" and 213 pounds. He's a pretty aggressive player that actually delivers hits which is uncommon among forwards. His nickname is "Fish."

He has his own website,, and has set up the Mike Fisher Hockey Camp which raises money for various charities. Last year's camp raised over $50,000.

Fisher is rumored to be dating country singer Carrie Underwood and that the couple spent New Years Eve 2008 together. Fisher's friend, Tony Greco, made this comment about the couple,

"He's really happy with her. They're a perfect match."

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