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12 Mike Fisher C
Height/Weight: 6-1/208 | Birthdate: 6/5/1980 | Birthplace: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada | Team: Nashville Predators | College: None | NHL Experience: 14 | Salary: $3,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 55/33 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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8:40 AM

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Contributes To First-Period Flurry

News: Mike Fisher netted his 18th goal of the season in Saturday's win over the Capitals.
Analysis: The center was one of three scorers in the first period for the Predators, which resulted in Capitals goalie Braden Holtby getting yanked at the 15-minute mark. Mike Fisher's production has hit a bit of a lull in March with only four points this month, but two have at least come in the last four games.

3/12/2015

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Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Thriving On Second Line

News: Mike Fisher failed to register a point in Monday's 2-1 OT win over the Coyotes; however, he did collect seven hits, three blocked shots and five PIM.
Analysis: Mike Fisher has a very respectable 35 points in 47 games this season, but it's nice to know that even on nights where he fails to crack the scoresheet, he is still delivering value for fantasy owners in other areas. He continues to center the Preds' second line in between James Neal and Colin Wilson, and deserves to be in your fantasy lineup every night.

2/27/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Notches Two Points In Loss

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Notches Two Points In Loss

News: Mike Fisher factored into all the Nashville offense Thursday, picking up a goal and an assist in a 4-2 loss to the Wild.
Analysis: Mike Fisher's been a scoresheet regular of late, with seven points in his last eight games, but that's nothing new -- he's been producing offense at a terrifically steady rate since returning from the Achilles' heel injury that kept him out of action in the season's early months.

2/15/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Records Assist In Victory

News: Mike Fisher notched an assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Devils.
Analysis: Mike Fisher has picked up assists in back-to-back games while going plus-3 during that time, but his production has been largely on the downturn on the heels of a sizzling December and January. His strong overall numbers (13 goals, 14 assists in 35 games) still warrant a roster spot outside of the shallowest of formats, though his owners may want to consider benching him until the next sustained hot streak comes about.

2/3/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Three-Point Game For Preds' Fisher

Mike Fisher

Three-Point Game For Preds' Fisher

News: Mike Fisher scored a goal and handed out two helpers -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's win over the Leafs.
Analysis: Another sparkling effort for Mike Fisher, who continues to add real heat to the Preds' offense. He's got four goals and seven points in his last four games and has been a consistent scoresheet presence when healthy, so keep him in your lineup whenever the Preds are active.

1/30/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Bounces Back With Three Points

News: After going scoreless for two consecutive games, Mike Fisher busted out Thursday with a power-play goal, a shorthanded goal and an assist in a shootout loss to the Blues.
Analysis: He'd had a six-game point streak interrupted by the two-game skid -- the game before and game after the All-Star break -- but Mike Fisher got right back on the horse in this one. It looks like at minimum, he should be a reliable asset in deeper formats, if healthy.

1/19/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Streak Rages On For Preds' Fisher

Mike Fisher

Streak Rages On For Preds' Fisher

News: Mike Fisher netted a power-play goal in Saturday's loss to the Red Wings.
Analysis: There's on fire, and then there's Mike Fisher. The center might have gotten off to a late start this season, but he's been absolutely tremendous since making his debut on Thanksgiving Day. He's now tallied a point in six consecutive games, including four goals.

1/13/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Offering Steady Production

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Offering Steady Production

News: Mike Fisher picked up a goal and an assist Tuesday in a win over Vancouver, giving him points in four straight games.
Analysis: He's gone plus-1 in each of those contests to go with his three goals and two assists. After missing most of the first two months with injury and offering little initial production upon returning, Mike Fisher's suddenly shifted into midseason gear and now has a quite respectable 16 points in 21 games.

1/12/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Point Streak At Three For Preds' Fisher

Mike Fisher

Point Streak At Three For Preds' Fisher

News: Mike Fisher picked up a goal and five PIM in Saturday's win over the Wild.
Analysis: The points have been coming fairly steadily for Mike Fisher since about mid-December, as he's recorded seven goals and five assists over a span for 14 games. The sample is starting to become too large to write off as an aberration; go ahead and grab him off the wire while he continues to produce.

1/4/2015

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Leads Off Wild Game With Goal

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Leads Off Wild Game With Goal

News: Mike Fisher notched the first of seven Nashville goals in Saturday's 7-6 triumph over the Kings.
Analysis: Mike Fisher jammed home a wrist shot by Roman Josi less than five minutes into the first period, serving as a harbinger of what was to come in the high-scoring affair. Mr. Underwood has been a force in the Preds' top-six since returning from an Achilles injury on Thanksgiving Day, tallying five goals and 11 points across 16 contests.

12/27/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Tallies Power-Play Goal

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Tallies Power-Play Goal

News: Mike Fisher scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Saturday's win over the Flyers.
Analysis: Mike Fisher has heated up of late, recording four goals and nine points in his last 10 games. The Predators, who currently sit third in the Western Conference, have been getting production from all lines this season, including Fisher's unit with James Neal and Colin Wilson. Although he missed the start of the season with an Achilles injury, Fisher could still reach 20 goals and 40 points in 2014-15. He has appeared on the scoresheet in seven of his last 10 games, making him worthy of a look right now.

12/23/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Scores In Win Over Jackets

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Scores In Win Over Jackets

News: Mike Fisher scored his third goal of the season Monday against the Blue Jackets.
Analysis: Mike Fisher has been outstanding since returning from an Achilles injury at the end of November, notching seven points in 11 games. Playing on the second line with Colin Wilson and Matt Cullen, Fisher is part of a very balanced Preds attack that is firing on all cylinders right now. Get him back in your lineups if you've been avoiding using him.

12/12/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Finds First Twine Of 2014-15

News: Mike Fisher scored his first goal of the year on a first-period power play Thursday in a 5-1 rout of the Coyotes. He also added an assist and went plus-1 over 16:41 of ice time.
Analysis: Mike Fisher opened with three quiet games after missing the start of the year with an Achilles injury, but now has four points in his last four contests and has generally looked more active on the offensive end. There's fantasy value in a variety of formats here.

11/28/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Successful Return To Lineup For Preds' Fisher

News: Mike Fisher made his season debut for the Preds during Thursday's 1-0 overtime win against the Oilers. He logged nearly 13 minutes of ice time, was 9-for-14 on faceoffs and had three hits. Fisher, who underwent surgery in July for a ruptured Achilles tendon, said after the game that his foot "felt better than I thought it would at this point".
Analysis: Going forward, you should expect Mike Fisher's ice time to increase as coach Peter Laviolette gradually eases him back into a top-six role. He may not see the 18-19 minutes he was used to seeing back when he was centering the Preds' top line, but 16-17 minutes per night is probably a reasonable expectation.

11/27/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds Activate Fisher For Thursday's Game

News: Mike Fisher (Achilles) will be activated from the non-roster injury list and make his season debut Thursday against the Oilers.
Analysis: Mike Fisher was a full participant in morning skate and was cleared for a return to action by the team's medical staff on Thanksgiving Day, just like he had been planning all along after suffering the Achilles injury back in July. He's set to center the third line with Olli Jokinen and Derek Roy, but it wouldn't be surprising if coach Peter Laviolette experiments with different mates for Fisher over the course of the game in an effort to determine where he fits in best.

11/27/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher (Achilles) Skates Friday

News: Mike Fisher (Achilles) was on the ice for Thursday's morning skate, centering a line between Olli Jokinen and Derek Roy, according to Brooks Bratten of the Preds' official website.
Analysis: Mike Fisher has been targeting a Thanksgiving Day return to the lineup ever since undergoing surgery July 3, and here we are, right on schedule. We expect some sort of announcement regarding his availability against the Oilers Thursday evening, so stay tuned.

11/23/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher (Achilles) Nearing Return

News: Mike Fisher (achilles) has been cleared for contact and was a full participant in Friday's practice, the Predators' official site reports.
Analysis: Back in August, reports suggested that Mike Fisher, who had surgery July 3, was targeting a late November return, so this week's news certainly suggests he remains on that timeline. Fisher will likely slot in as the Preds' No. 2 center behind Mike Ribeiro once he gets the green light to rejoin the lineup.

10/21/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Practices Tuesday

News: Mike Fisher (Achilles) was on the ice for practice Tuesday, Eric Stromgren of The Tennessean reports.
Analysis: It marked the first time Mike Fisher has participated in organized team drills this season, though the center was still donning a gray no-contact jersey while doing so. Fisher, who has placed on the team's non-roster injury list prior to the season after rupturing his Achilles' tendon in June, isn't expected to return to game action until late-November.

10/7/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Designate Fisher (Achilles) As Non-Roster

News: Mike Fisher (Achilles) was designated a non-roster player Tuesday, according to the Predators' official website.
Analysis: Don't worry, fantasy owners - this does not mean Mike Fisher and the Preds are parting ways. It's just a way for the team to open up a roster spot given that Fisher is likely out until late November. Once he gets the green light to return, the Preds will shuffle the roster and find a spot for him. Until that time, keep him on your fantasy bench.

10/4/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher (Achilles) Targeting November Return

News: Mike Fisher (Achilles) skated Friday prior to the team practice, the Tennessean reports.
Analysis: Although there has been no change to Mike Fisher's timetable that targets a late November return, the fact that he is able to skate at this stage of his recovery is a good sign. The question is, with the Preds now much deeper at center following the offseason additions of Mike Ribeiro, Derek Roy and Olli Jokinen, where will Fisher fit in once he's healthy? Fisher has been used almost exclusively as the team's top line center ever since his arrival in Nashville in 2011, however he could be looking at a checking line role once he returns to the lineup. For this reason, he remains a serious fantasy risk in our books.

8/13/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Targeting Late-November Return

News: Mike Fisher (Achilles) is targeting a return to the Predators around Thanksgiving Day, Josh Cooper of The Tennessean reports.
Analysis: GM David Poile said that Mike Fisher still remains under the four-to-six month recovery timetable prescribed for him when he ruptured the Achilles tendon in July, but the center is optimistic he can meet the short end of that time frame. With Fisher unavailable to act as the top-line pivot to begin the campaign, the Predators will likely try to break in either of their offseason acquisitions, Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy, to assume important roles in the team's top six.

7/7/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Suffers Ruptured Achilles

News: Mike Fisher underwent surgery on July 3 to repair a ruptured Achilles' tendon.
Analysis: The report notes that the team expects Mike Fisher -- who sustained the injury during a training session -- to make a full recovery in four-to-six months, a timetable that obviously impacts the center's availability to start the coming season. Fisher is coming off a 2013-14 campaign in which he recorded 20 goals and 49 points in 75 games for the Preds.

4/12/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher: Three Assists, 12 Points In Last 10

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher: Three Assists, 12 Points In Last 10

News: Mike Fisher picked up three assists in Saturday's 7-5 win over Chicago. He has 12 points, including nine assists, in his last 10 games.
Analysis: He has 49 points on the season with one game left and he could end up with his third career 50-point season. Go Fish!

4/5/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Tallies Two Goals, Assist On Friday

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Tallies Two Goals, Assist On Friday

News: Mike Fisher scored two goals and assisted on another during the Predators' 5-2 win over the Ducks on Friday.
Analysis: Mike Fisher has played well recently with seven points (two goals, five assists) over his last five games, giving him 45 points over 70 games for the year. He doesn't put up a world of points as the center for the team's top line, but he does it all for them, logging minutes on both the power play and the penalty-killing units.

3/28/2014

Mike Fisher, C, NSH Preds' Fisher Building On Strong Season

Mike Fisher

Preds' Fisher Building On Strong Season

News: Mike Fisher added an assist during Thursday's 6-1 romp over the Sabres. The helper put him at the 40-point mark (18 goals, 22assists) and stretched his consecutive points streak to four games.
Analysis: After missing seven games due to injury at the start of the season, Mike Fisher has been a rock ever since, averaging almost 20 minutes per night centering the Preds' top line. He's not an elite fantasy option by any stretch, but he'll serve you well in medium to deeper formats.