Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

He's baaaaaaaack. Mike Fisher, the husband of music superstar Carrie Underwood, has chose to come out of retirement and rejoin the NHL's Nashville Predators!

Mike, 37, retired from the National Hockey League in 2017 after his team, the Nashville Predators, lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup.

With Fisher returning to the team, the Predators add experienced depth to their already loaded center position. She's recorded a new opening for Sunday's Super Bowl, featuring her new song, "The Champion".

The Predators now sit in second place in the Central Division with a 48-29-12 record and a plus-21 goal differential. The 37-year-old is working out and the team announced its intention to sign him in the coming weeks. He finished the year with 18 goals and 24 assists, rating fifth on the team in points. "He made the decision and he wants to come back".

"Carrie kept asking me nearly every day what I was going to do".

Coach Peter Laviolette said the locker room door remained open to Fisher for practices and games.

"Captain @mfisher1212 I sure am going to miss watching you play and cheering you on with the rest of Smashville, but I so look forward to seeing what God has in store for you in this next chapter of your life", she explained.

And make no mistake, there is no doubt that Fisher will be in shape at some point before the February 26 deadline.

No specific timetable was given for Fisher's return to game action. He played in 20 of the Predators' 22 postseason games last spring in winning their first Western Conference title.

What his role will be remains to be seen. With Ryan Johansen centering the top line, the fourth line is the likeliest spot for Fisher. "They've supported me without question, and now it's my turn to return the favor", he wrote in an emotional goodbye letter just after he called it quits. "I'm not here for me personally ..."

"When it was put on the table by us, we didn't seek a yes or no, it was just always a welcoming thing, that if he ever had the desire to come back and play, the window was 100 percent open with me and with David".


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