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Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (34) / 6/5/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
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Mike Fisher is confident that he will be back in Nashville next season.
He can become an unrestricted free agent in July. Fisher has been with the Predators since the 2010-11 campaign. He collected 19 goals and 39 points in 59 games this year after missing the first 21 matches with an Achilles injury. Apr 27 - 5:45 PM

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In a surprising turn of events, Mike Fisher will make his playoff return and debut for Nashville on Thursday night for Game Five versus Chicago.

Fisher will center Colin Wilson and Craig Smith to form Nashville's third line. Through 48 career playoff games, Fisher has scored 18 goals and 39 points, including 11 points in 23 playoff games with Nashville.
Apr 23 - 9:19 PM

Mike Fisher is expected to lead the cast of scratches for Nashville as they try to stave off elimination on Thursday night versus Chicago.

Rookie forward Kevin Fiala and veteran defender Anton Volchenkov will join Fisher along with Nashville's recently created Black Aces squad in the press box. The Black Aces include Viktor Arvidsson, Colton Sissons, Austin Watson, Johan Alm, Anthony Bitetto, Joe Piskula, Magnus Hellberg, and Marek Mazanec for what it's worth.
Apr 23 - 8:02 PM

Mike Fisher's status is cloudy for Thursday night due to a lower-body injury.

"We don't speculate on in or out," Fisher said after the morning skate. "I don't want to talk about lineups. Obviously, I'm hoping to get back sometime soon. We're in a position where we just need to win tonight. These guys have responded well all year, so we're looking just (to) play as hard as we can." He sat out the two games of the regular season with a lower-body injury and then left Game 1 early.
Apr 23 - 2:24 PM

Mike Fisher will not play in Tuesday's Game Four against Chicago as he is still recovering from a lower body injury.

Coach Laviolette noted that Fisher is still day-to-day and "will return at some point." Fisher is a veteran of 98 playoff games with 18 goals and 39 points to his credit, which includes his four goals and 11 points in 23 playoff games with Nashville.
Apr 21 - 8:57 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) practiced with the Nashville Predators on Tuesday.

That's after Fisher joined his teammates for part of Monday's skate. He seems to be getting close to returning, although Predators coach Peter Laviolette didn't provide much of an update other than to say that Fisher is still regarded as day-to-day and "will return at some point."
Apr 21 - 6:39 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) joined his teammates on the ice about 20 minutes after Monday's practice started.

He was on the ice for about 40 minutes and stayed out late, so he appears to be making some progress. However, his status for Game 4 against Chicago remains uncertain. Fisher has sat out the past two games with a lower-body injury.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 20 - 5:47 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) won't play in Game 3 against Chicago on Sunday.

The Predators will have their work cut out for themselves as they will be without Fisher and Shea Weber. Fisher also missed game two, which the Predators won, but it will be interesting to see when he is able to return. He should be considered day-to-day right now.
Apr 19 - 3:05 PM

Mike Fisher did not play Friday night in Game 2 and may also miss Game 3 due to a lower-body injury.

There are no further updates out of Nashville regarding Fisher's condition, so we have to assume he is questionable for Sunday's Game 3. Adjust your roster accordingly.
Apr 18 - 12:43 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) didn't take part in Friday's practice.

Fisher was hurt in Game 1 of the Predators' first round series on Wednesday. It would be surprising to see him play in Friday's contest, but he should be regarded as day-to-day beyond that.
Apr 17 - 6:02 PM

Mike Fisher exited Wednesday's playoff opener early in the second period with a lower-body injury.

He logged just 5:32 of ice time in Game 1 against Chicago after missing the last two games of the regular season with a lower-body ailment. Consider him day-to-day.
Apr 16 - 1:46 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) will get back into the lineup Wednesday for Game 1 versus Chicago.

He missed the last two games of the regular season with a lower-body injury. In 59 games, Fisher generated 19 goals and 39 points. He is slated to play between Colin Wilson and James Neal.
Apr 15 - 12:34 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) skated for part of Monday's practice.

"It was good to see him," coach Peter Laviolette said. "We were just getting him back on the ice and working him in a little bit." Fisher is listed as day-to-day after he missed the last two games of the season with a lower-body injury.
Apr 14 - 11:09 AM

Mike Fisher will not play Saturday night against Dallas.

He is still dealing with a lower-body injury that kept him out of Thursday's contest. There is no need to play Fisher as the game means nothing to the Preds who need to gear up for the playoffs.
Apr 11 - 12:27 PM

Mike Fisher (lower body) isn't on the ice for pre-game warmups on Thursday.

The Predators are hosting the Wild and it doesn't look like Fisher will play in the contest. Expect Mike Santorelli to take his spot on the roster.
Apr 9 - 7:33 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mike Ribeiro
2Mike Fisher
3Mike Santorelli
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Paul Gaustad
LW1Matt Cullen
2Colin Wilson
3Gabriel Bourque
4Taylor Beck
5Viktor Stalberg
6Kevin Fiala
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Eric Nystrom
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Cody Franson
4Seth Jones
5Mattias Ekholm
6Ryan Ellis
7Anton Volchenkov
8Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton