Mike Andrew Fisher
Currently, he plays and is an alternate captain on the team ‘Ottawa Senators’ (Ottawa Senators) of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nickname – ‘Fish’ (eng. ‘Fish’).
Author: Pauline Chelpanova
Mike Fisher was born in 1980 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Professional hockey player, striker. Height – 185 cm, weight – 95 kg. Putter grip – right. Currently he plays and is an alternate captain on the team ‘Ottawa Senators’ (Ottawa Senators) of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nickname – ‘Fish’ (eng. ‘Fish’).
Mike Fisher started junior hockey league in his hometown. After a season playing for the club ‘Sudbury Wolves’, in which Fisher scored 49 points in 66 games, he was in the zone of interests of the NHL. In the 1998 NBA Draft, Mike Fisher was selected in the 2nd round under the number 44 team ‘Ottawa Senators’. Debut with ‘Senators’ took place in the 1999-2000 season; as a rookie Fisher spent 32 games, earning himself into an asset 9 points. Then he showed and his rather aggressive style of play, and established himself as a striker. The following season, he was already the result of goals 18 and 38 points overall.
During the lockout Mike played in the Swiss club ‘EV Zug’, after which he returned and improved personal performance, scored 44 points, 22 of which were of goals. As a striker, he was nominated for the Frank J. Selke Trophy.
The next season knee injury prevented Fischer hold all the matches with the team, as a result, he took part in only 68 games. However, the games in the Stanley Cup hockey was already back on the ice and helped his team go to the finals, where the ‘Senators’ ceded ‘Ducks’ (Anaheim Ducks).
In November 2009, Fisher would have
l called ‘the first star of the day playing in the NHL in the NHL, was marked by two of goals during a meeting with the’ Toronto ‘(Toronto Maple Leafs). By the way, in both cases, he was assisted by Alex Kovalev.
The new contract with the club Fischer signed in 2008, before the expiry of the existing one. His term – 5 years, the cost – $ 21 million.
In the offseason, Mike Fischer, devotes his time to training camp in Peterborough, and Kingston and Ottawa. Fischer also worked as an instructor in a hockey camp, Roger Neilson (Roger Neilson Hockey Camp).
It is known that frontline ‘Senators’ for some time been a friend of the country singer, the winner of the fourth season of the television contest ‘American Idol’ Carrie Underwood (Carrie Underwood). In 2009, Fisher made her an offer. Carrie Underwood even wrote on his website: “This year Santa brought me the best gift, about which I dreamed – fiance Mike Fisher.