• Fisher Inks Two-Year Contract With Predators

    News: Mike Fisher signed a two-year, $8.8 million contract with the Predators on Friday, NHL.com's Dan Rosen reports.
    Analysis: The 35-year-old veteran will now get a chance to spend what could be the last few seasons of his NHL career in his long-time home of Nashville. Despite his age, Mike Fisher has continued to produce at a high level for the Predators, notching 39 points in 59 games with Nashville last season. Fantasy owners can expect similar numbers from Fisher in 2015-16, although it's possible his point production may take a slight dip due to age alone.
  • Preds' Fisher Added Back To Lineup Late

    News: Despite the lineup card listing him as a scratch, Mike Fisher (lower body) was a late addition to the lineup for Thursday's Game 5 matchup against the Blackhawks.
    Analysis: Mike Fisher initially appeared to be a scratch due to the lower-body injury, but took the ice for pregame warmups and centered the second line in line rushes. His active status could provide the Predators with a boost heading into a pivotal Game 5.
  • Preds' Fisher Scratched For Game 5

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) is listed as a scratch for Thursday's Game 5 matchup with the Blackhawks, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Mike Fisher was considered day-to-day coming into the contest, but hasn't played since Game 1 because of the injury. His next chance to return will come Saturday, should the series extend to a Game 6.
  • Preds' Fisher Uncertain To Play In Game 5

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) remains uncertain to play in Thursday's Game 5 match against the Blackhawks, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Mike Fisher participated in the Preds' gameday skate Thursday, but wasn't willing to speculate on his status for Game 5 during his meeting with reporters. The center has missed the last three games of the series after likely aggravating an existing lower-body injury during Game 1, which resulted in his early removal. A verdict on his status should come down during pregame warmups.
  • Preds' Fisher Still Day-To-Day

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) remains in the day-to-day category, according to Brooks Bratten of NHL.com.
    Analysis: Mike Fisher hasn't been ruled out for Thursday's game against Chicago, though there should be some added clarity with regard to his status for the contest after the Preds' pre-game skate.
  • Preds' Fisher Still Sidelined

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) won't play Tuesday against Chicago, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Mike Fisher was able to participate in the Preds' morning skate in advance of Game 4, but he's not quite ready to resume playoff action. "Mike will return at some point," Preds coach Peter Laviolette noted Tuesday, "but right now he's still listed as day-to-day."
  • Preds' Fisher Present For Morning Skate

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) was present for Tuesday's morning skate, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Given that Mike Fisher was rotating on a line with Colin Wilson, James Neal and Matt Cullen, his status for Tuesday's Game 4 against Chicago looks uncertain at this stage.
  • Preds' Fisher Out For Game 3

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) will not play in Sunday's Game 3 against the Blackhawks.
    Analysis: After missing Game 2 of the series, Mike Fisher traveled with the Predators to Chicago with the hope of playing Sunday, but he wasn't able to show enough improvement with his condition to give it a go. It appears he'll be replaced in the lineup by Mike Santorelli for a second straight game.
  • Preds' Fisher (Lower Body) Will Travel With Team

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) will make the trip to Chicago with the Predators, John Glennon of the Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Mike Fisher was held out of Friday's Game 2 against the Blackhawks with the lower body ailment, but appears to be nearing a return to action. It isn't clear whether or not he'll be able to suit up for Game 3 on Sunday, but the fact that he's travelling to Chicago with the team indicates that he has a legitimate shot at doing so. Nashville will provide an update on his status prior to Game 3 on Sunday.
  • Preds' Fisher (Lower Body) Will Not Play Friday

    News: Mike Fisher (lower body) will not play on Friday in Game 2 of the Predators' playoff series against the Blackhawks, Brooks Bratten of NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: As expected, Mike Fisher's lower body ailment will keep him out of Friday's contest against Chicago. His next chance to suit up will come on Sunday in Game 3 of the series.